HORROR CRASH Boy, 6, suffers life-changing injuries after horror collision with HGV lorry in Surrey
A BOY has suffered life-changing injuries after a horror collision with a lorry today.
The smash happened in Leatherhead, Surrey at around 5pm this afternoon.
The victim, who was with his family at the time, was rushed to hospital by air ambulance suffering from serious leg injuries.
His injuries are believed to be life changing, but not life threatening, Surrey Police said.
The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene and is helping officers with their investigation. He has not been arrested.
The road was closed to traffic while specialists investigated the cause of the crash.
In a statement, police said: "We are keen to speak with everyone who saw or heard the collision – in particular anyone who was filling up at the BP petrol station, or has dash-cam or helmet-cam footage from the immediate area between 4.10pm and 5.10 which may show the victim or HGV involved.
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"We would ask that the public don't speculate on the cause of the collision and allow our specialist Serious Collision Investigation Unit officers to carry out their work.
"There are currently local delays as people try to avoid the scene. The roads remain closed but are likely to open later this evening.
"Anyone with information or footage that they believe may assist the investigation is asked to contact Surrey Police using the online chat on the Surrey Police website or by calling 101, quoting ref PR/45210038320."