Toddlers being driven to hospital after being hit by a police car on a 20 mph street in Wales

Toddlers being driven to hospital after being hit by a police car on a 20 mph street in Wales

  • Two-year-old rushed to hospital after a horrific collision in Wrexham, north Wales
  • An unidentified child was hit by a police car on a 20 mph road
  • North Wales police have called witnesses or those in the area to show up


An investigation has been launched after a young child was driven to the hospital after being hit by a police car on a suburban street.

Rescue services rushed to the scene in the green suburb of Pen-Y-Cae in Wrexham, North Wales, on Friday afternoon.

The two-year-old was injured after being hit on a 20mph road with speed bumps, just as schools had closed for the day around 1 p.m. 15.30.

North Wales Police have asked anyone who may have seen the incident, or who has information or dashcam footage, to come forward.

Rescue services rushed to the afternoon on the 20 mph road with speed bumps in Pen-Y-Cae (pictured) in Wrexham, North Wales, Friday afternoon

Rescue services rushed to the afternoon on the 20 mph road with speed bumps in Pen-Y-Cae (pictured) in Wrexham, North Wales, Friday afternoon

Police do not disclose the sex of the child, nor have they provided any public update on the medical condition.

In a statement, North Wales police said: ‘A road traffic collision was reported at Ffordd Llanerch in Pen y Cae involving a police car and a pedestrian who was a two-year-old child.

‘Colleagues from the Welsh ambulance service also attended the incident and the child has been taken to hospital.’

The two-year-old was injured after being hit by a police car, just as schools had closed for the day around 3.30pm. [File image]

The two-year-old was injured after being hit by a police car, just as schools had closed for the day around 3.30pm. [File image]

PC Kelly Ellis said: ‘We appeal to anyone who was in the area or may have witnessed the collision that took place around noon. 15.30, to contact us.

‘We are asking people to avoid the area for the time being, while officers are conducting investigations on the spot.

‘Witnesses or anyone with information or dash cam footage to assist in the investigation should contact North Wales Police.’

North Wales Police have been contacted for an update.

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