Boy, 4, airlifted to hospital after pram hit by bus

A FOUR-year boy has been airlifted to hospital after a bus crashed into his pram today.

The youngster was at a junction in Crewe, Cheshire, when the horror unfolded at around 1pm.

He has been airlifted to Alder Hey Hospital but the extent of his injuries are not clear.

Police have closed the road to establish how the crash unfolded and are appealing for witnesses.

A Cheshire Police spokesperson said: "Shortly after 1pm on Monday 1 February police were called to reports of a collision on West Street in Crewe.

"Police attended the scene and found that a pram had been hit by a bus near to the junction of Ford Lane.

"A four-year-old boy, who was in the pram at the time of the collision, was injured as a result of the incident.

"He has been airlifted to Alder Hey hospital, the full extent of his injuries are unknown at this time.

"West Street is currently closed as a result of the incident and motorist are advised to avoid the area."

Anyone with any information can call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 908132.

It comes after a baby was seriously injured and rushed to hospital with another child after a motorbike smashed into their pram on Sunday.

Both tots were out for a walk in the village of Manston, Kent, when they were hit near an industrial estate.

The baby was badly hurt and later transferred to a London hospital due to the severity of their injuries.

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