10-year-old boy dies after Newark crash

Nottinghamshire Police have said that a ten-year-old boy who suffered serious head injuries in a road crash on Saturday has died in hospital.

The collision happened between the boy and a silver Jeep Cherokee in Friary Road, Newark, at around 5pm on Saturday 22nd September.

The boy was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, but died during the early hours of this morning (Monday 24 September 2012).

He is due to be identified later today and police are appealing for witnesses to the crash.