Boy, 10, fighting for life after being hit by a tram while he cycled as cops appeal for witnesses

A YOUNG boy is fighting for life after he was hit by a tram while riding his bike.

Police were scrambled to Tameside, Greater Manchester, after the horror unfolded at around 7.30pm.

The ten-year-old boy was taken to hospital by air ambulance with a serious head injury.

Police confirmed he remains in a life threatening condition.

They said a probe has been launched and no arrests have been made.

Police Sergeant Andrew Page of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "Our thoughts are currently with the young boy who remains in hospital receiving urgent medical attention.

"Our main priority at this stage is establishing the full circumstances surrounding this collision so we can provide his family with the answers they need.

"This collision occurred early evening on a relatively busy road so we're confident there are people who may have witnessed the collision or be holding information or footage that could greatly assist our enquiries.

"We would urge anyone who thinks they be able to assist to get in touch as a matter of urgency."

Anyone with information can call GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 or 101 quoting incident 2747 of 01/09/21.

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