Boy, 10, killed while riding bike when he and his friend were hit by BMW

A 10-year-old boy was killed and another is fighting for his life after both were hit by a car while riding their bikes.

The boys were struck by a blue BMW in Hull shortly after 6pm on Monday.

In a statement released today Humberside Police said: ‘Emergency services attended and the boys were taken to hospital for treatment to life threatening injuries.

‘One of the boys sadly died a short time later. His family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.’

Police said the other boy was in critical condition.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences in connection with the collision and remains in custody whilst enquiries continue.

Officers are appealing for anyone that witnessed the collision which happened on the flyover near to the junction with Selby Street.

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