Child hit in collision on David Street in Grimsby (update)
A FIVE-year-old boy was hit by a car as he played with a ball in the street.
The incident happened just after 3pm yesterday in David Street, Grimsby.
Residents told how the boy was playing at the time and chased a ball into the path of a silver Volkswagen Polo.
Lauren Higgins, 18, said: “All the children play out in the street. I was also out when it happened and was only about 20ft away.
“The child was on the floor, crying and very distressed. He was getting his ball at the time it happened.
“Another little boy was with him and saw it happen. He, too, was very upset and was crying at the side of the road.
“The police and ambulance came very quickly.”