Teen in road smash

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A SIXTEEN-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after a road accident outside Beech Hill Primary School.

The incident occurred just after 3pm around the time pupils were leaving the school.

A red Fiat Punto collided with a Peugeot Scooter, the driver of the scooter was taken by ambulance to Wigan Infirmary.

A Police spokesman said: “The 16-year-old was taken to hospital with what is thought to be minor injuries. There were no other casualties.”