Boy hurt in Halstead accident

A YOUNG boy was injured after being hit by a car in Halstead on Friday.

The East of England Ambulance Service was alerted to the collision at 8.50am after the seven-year-old was hurt in Beridge Road.

Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson said: “The young boy received minor injuries and, following treatment by the ambulance crews, he was taken to Colchester General Hospital for further care.”