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Driver fails to stop after hitting 5-year-old boy in Harrow

A boy, 5, has been rushed to hospital this evening after being involved in a collision in Cecil Road, Wealdstone.

The incident happened shortly after 8pm this evening, the driver failed to stop at the scene. The child’s condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

Cecil Road in Wealdstone, Harrow, was cordoned off by police but has now reopened.

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The police cordon on Cecil Road, Wealdstone.

A spokesperson for Met Police said in a statement: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) at 20:10hrs on Wednesday, 14 December to reports in collision with a pedestrian on Cecil Road in Wealdstone.

“Officers attended and found a five-year-old child injured. The boy was taken to hospital by the LAS; his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

“The driver failed to stop at the scene and enquiries to trace them remain ongoing.

“The road has since reopened to traffic.”

A London Ambulance Spokesperson said: “We were called yesterday (14 December) at 7:57pm to reports of a road traffic collision between a car and a pedestrian on Cecil Road, Harrow.

“We sent an ambulance crew to the scene.

“We treated a child at the scene before taking him to hospital.”