Boy in critical condition after train hits car

An 11-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after the car he was travelling in was hit by a train.

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Boy remains in critical condition after A69 crash

An 11-year-old-boy remians in a critical condition this evening after the car he was in crashed onto the Carlisle to Newcastle railway next to the A69.

It happened on Wednesday evening, December 5, between Greenhead and Haltwhistle in Northumberland.

The car was then hit by a freight train.

The boy was airlifted to hospital in Newcastle. A woman and a teenage boy who were also in the car suffered minor injuries.

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