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Boy riding scooter dies after being hit by car in Plymouth

The boy was on a scooter when the collision happened on Sandy Road. Credit: ITV News

A 13-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car in Plymouth.

The boy was on a scooter when the collision happened on Sandy Road in Plympton at around 8.23pm on Tuesday 3 April.

The boy, who lives locally, was pronounced dead at Derriford Hospital. His next of kin have been informed.

A 29-year-old man in a BMW, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody.

The road was closed while a forensic examination took place. Specialist road traffic collision investigators attended and officers are trying to work out the circumstances leading up to the collision.

Devon and Cornwall Police are asking anyone who may have any information to call 101.

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