Schoolboy, 12, killed in road tragedy

A 12-year-old boy was killed as he walked along the road, and police are appealing for any witnesses.

Sussex Police said the schoolboy died after being struck by a car in Crawley Avenue, Crawley, on Friday afternoon.

He was taken to hospital after the crash shortly after 2.45pm. He later died in hospital.

A Police spokesperson said: ‘Emergency services were called to Crawley Avenue at around 2.45pm to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

‘Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the situation and police would like to speak to anybody who witnessed the incident or the events leading up to it, or anybody with relevant dashcam footage.

‘Please contact police through [email protected], quoting serial 750 of 25/11.’

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