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A child has died after collision with a car

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A child has died after collision with a car

A child has died following a collision with a car in Plymstock. 

Police are appealing for witnesses and any dashcam footage after a seven-year-old boy sustained serious injuries and later died after a collision with a car on Wembury Road, Plymstock. 

A police spokesperson said: "Emergency Services were called at around 11.10am today, Sunday 19 February, to a report of a collision involving a car and a child pedestrian on Wembury Road, Plymstock.

"The incident took place near to the Plymstock Albion Oaks Rugby Club.

"A seven-year-old boy sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital by land ambulance. Police have since been informed that he has sadly died. His next of kin have been informed.

"A 55-year-old man from Plymouth has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. He remains in police custody at this time.

"The road currently remains closed and officers from the Roads Policing Team are carrying out investigations at the scene.

"Anyone who was in the area at the time and has dash cam footage or any information which may assist our enquiries is asked to report it online here quoting log 331 of 19 February." 

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