Boy, 3, hit by e-scooter at school crossing in Thornaby

The toddler was struck near Christ the King Church in Thornaby when crossing the road with his mother. Credit: Google Maps

A child has been taken to hospital after being knocked over by an e-scooter whilst crossing the road with his mother in Stockton.

The boy, aged three, was using a school crossing on Tedder Avenue in Thornaby, with the assistance of a lollipop lady when he was struck by the scooter.

Emergency services, including police, ambulance and the air ambulance were called shortly after 3:20pm on Monday 10 July.

The child was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees where he is being treated for a broken arm.

Police described the rider as a teenager wearing all black clothing.

The teenager did not stop at the scene of the incident, a spokesperson for Cleveland Police said.

Officers are seeking any witnesses, or anyone with information to call 101 quoting reference SE23135619.

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