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Boy, 3, crashes family's Subaru Impreza into pub wall

A three-year-old boy drove his family's car down two embankments and into a pub garden - but only ended up with a bumped head.

The boy started the engine on the Subaru Impreza before driving off from the family's driveway in Henley, West Sussex.

Subaru Impreza's are normally used for off road rallying.
Subaru Impreza's are normally used for off road rallying. Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA

The car careered down two hills before ending up in the pub garden.

Police were called to the incident before 8am yesterday, but said that the unnamed youngster escaped with just a slight bump to his head.

A Sussex Police spokesman said:

The boy unlocked the Subaru Impreza vehicle, which is an automatic, started it and drove it down the driveway, down two embankments and ended up in the garden of the Duke of Cumberland Arms pub.

He suffered a slight bump to the head after hitting it on the steering wheel.

An ambulance was called and he was taken to hospital to be checked out.

No one else was hurt, although the car was damaged."?

– Sussex Police

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Arseniy Yatsenyuk has resigned in parliament following the break-up of his ruling coalition. Credit: Maurizio Gambarini/DPA/Press Association Images

Mr Yatsenyuk said he would stand down "in connection with the collapse of the coalition and the blocking of government initiatives".

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Israeli military claims Hamas rockets hit UN school

The Israeli military has told ITV News that Hamas rockets may have hit a school in Beit Hanoun where over a dozen fatalities have been reported.

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ITV News Senior International Correspondent John Irvine reports:


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School children are treated by medical staff after the shelling. Credit: ITV News/Sean Swan

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ITV News witnessed children "lying in pools of blood" in the aftermath of the shelling.

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