Teenager Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Boughton

22 July 2014, 06:21 | Updated: 22 July 2014, 06:24

A teenage boy has suffered life threatening injuries after being hit by a car in Boughton, near Northampton.

It happened on the A508 Harborough Road, just north of the Boughton roundabout, at 5:45pm on Saturday evening (19 July).

The 16-year-old was in collision with a silver Seat Leon, that was being driven by a 36-year-old man.

He had a bike with him but this wasn't involved in the crash.

He sustained serious, life-threatening head injuries and was flown to the University Hospital Coventry by air ambulance.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed it happen or who may have seen the teenager on a red mountain bike before the collision.

Anyone with information or who witnessed it is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.