10 Year Old Critical After Crash

27 February 2012, 11:27 | Updated: 28 February 2012, 12:55

A 10 year old boy's suffered serious head injuries in a crash on the outskirts of Bedford.

He was a back seat passenger in one of two cars involved in the crash in Bromham on Sunday 26 February 2012.

It happened at the A428 junction with the connecting road to Box End Road at 5.44pm.

It is believed a red Vauxhall Astra was travelling up the slip road and joined the A428 when it was in collision with a black Renault Laguna which was travelling towards Bedford on the A428.

The driver of the Astra was taken to Bedford Hospital for treatment to an arm injury but the rear seat passenger, the 10 year old boy from Bedford, suffered serious head injuries and was transferred to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridgeshire where he remains in a critical condition.

Two other passengers in the Astra were taken to Bedford Hospital for observations.

The driver of the Laguna was taken to hospital suffering from whiplash injuries.

Officers from the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Collision Investigation Unit have launched a full investigation into the cause of the collision.

PC Andy Carter, leading the investigation, is keen to speak to anyone who saw the collision.

Anyone with information about this collision can contact PC Carter, in confidence, on 01234 842439, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.