Posted: Thu 21st Oct 2021

Local man ‘helping police with enquiries’ after young child struck by vehicle for people living in or visiting the wrexham area

Update: Local police have issued an update following the incident outside Victoria school this morning. Wrexham Inspector Luke Hughes said, “At 08:43hrs this morning, Thursday 21st October officers received report of a child being struck by a vehicle outside Victoria Primary school, initial reports suggesting the vehicle had failed to stop.”

“I can confirm a local male is now helping us with enquiries and we are not looking for anyone else in relation to this matter, the vehicle having also been located.”

“The young child has been taken to hospital and their condition is stable at this time.”

Inspector Hughes said a “full and detailed investigation is underway”.

Original information below…

Police are appealing for witnesses after an incident on the crossing outside Victoria School this morning.

Police told, “We received a call at 8.43am this morning, October 21st, reporting a road traffic collision on Poyser Street, Wrexham, outside Victoria Community Primary School, involving a car and a pedestrian.”

“Officers were in attendance along with colleagues from the Welsh Ambulance Service.”

“A road closure was in place while emergency services dealt with the incident. The road has now reopened.”

“Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact us on 101, or via the website, using reference number Z154334.”

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