Two Children Injured In Gillingham Collision

Two school children have been seriously injured in collision.

Here is the latest from Kent Police:

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving a silver Vauxhall Astra and two children in Gillingham on Monday 17 October.
A six-year-old boy has been flown to a London hospital with life threatening injuries. An eight-year-old boy has been taken to a local hospital with injuries not believed to be life threatening.

Officers were away from the scene and the road was reopened at around 7.40pm.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 quoting reference 17-0797 or email

The driver of the silver Vauxhall Astra has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injuries by dangerous driving. He remains in custody.

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