Paperboy, 14, seriously injured in Hove

Posted On 06 May 2011 at 5:54 pm

A paperboy suffered serious head injuries after a car accident in Hove this morning.

The 14-year-old Hangleton boy was on foot when he was hit by a blue Mazda estate car in Hangleton Road, Hove, at about 7.50am today (Friday 6 May).

He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton before being transferred to Hurstwood Park Neurosciences Centre in Haywards Heath where he was said to be in a critical condition.

The 41-year old car driver, who is also from Hove, was unhurt.

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The accident, near the staggered junction with Martin Road and Hangleton Way, led to the road being closed until 10.45am.

Sussex Police urged any witnesses to call 0845 6070999.

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