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Three-year-old boy is hit by car - recap


Police in Elstree after boy, 3, hit by vehicle - recap

By Nathan Louis

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    A three-year-old boy has been taken to a hospital after he was hit by a vehicle in Elstree.
  • Police are appealing for witnesses following a hit-and-run in Elstree Hill North shortly after 1.35pm.
  • Hertfordshire Constabulary says the boy is in a serious but stable condition.
  • Despite an air ambulance attending, he was taken by road to a hospital.
  • Elstree Hill North has been closed for most of the afternoon - the road reopened at around 6pm following a police investigation.
  • A witness reported the boy was carried up the hill by a girl before help arrived from a nearby church and he was taken to Schopwick Surgery for treatment while waiting for paramedics to arrive.
  • The collision happened just after Schopwick Place if you are heading towards Radlett.
  • Enquiries are ongoing to trace the vehicle which is believed to have fled in the direction of Watford Road.
  • No description of the vehicle has been given yet.
  • Anyone with information should contact the non-emergency number 101 straightaway, quoting Operation Tabaret.
  • You can also report information online at
  • See how the afternoon unfolded, with images from the scene, in the live blog below.

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