Child dies after being hit by car in quiet cul-de-sac in North Yorkshire

A CHILD tragically died after being hit by a car in a quiet cul-de-sac in North Yorkshire.

The crash happened on Wellbrook Close on the Ingleby Barwick estate just before 1pm on Friday.

The North East Ambulance Service and the Great North Air ambulance attended the scene and the child was rushed to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough.

Cleveland Police confirmed the youngster's death today and added that enquiries are ongoing.

A spokesperson said: "Police can confirm that a child has sadly died following a report of a collision involving a vehicle and a child on Wellbrook Close in Ingleby Barwick at 12.55pm on Friday, July 23.

"Ambulance service colleagues attended the scene and the child was taken to hospital.

"Our thoughts remain with the family of the child at this extremely distressing time and they are being supported by officers.

"Enquiries are ongoing in relation to the collision."

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