Boy, 5, in critical condition after Maryport crash

The Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Archive/PA Images.

A five-year-old pedestrian is in a critical condition after a crash in Maryport.

The crash happened at about 4.35pm yesterday on Ennerdale Road and involved the boy and a black BMW.

The boy was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle where his condition is described as critical but stable.

The driver of the BMW, a 35-year-old woman from Maryport, was uninjured.

Police closed the road to allow a forensic collision investigation to take place.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information about the crash to report it online at it, quoting incident number 160 of May 7.

Alternatively, call 101.

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