Young boy suffers life threatening injuries after crash near Bude - UPDATE
By Em_Williams | Sunday, March 17, 2013, 22:18
A four year old boy is in hospital with life threatening injuries following a crash near Bude on Saturday afternoon.
One car, a blue Honda Jazz, was involved in the incident on the A3072 between Weekstone Cross and Weekstone Cottage.
The car was being driven by a 32 year old woman who is local to the area. She suffered back injuries and the boy serious head injuries.
Emergency services were called at around 1.15pm on Saturday and the boy was airlifted to Derriford Hospital.
Due to his injuries, he was later transferred to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.
The road was closed for a number of hours while police carried out investigation work.
They are now appealing for any witnesses to contact them by calling 101 quoting reference 367 160313.