Police officers were called to Somerset Close at 5.49pm yesterday (September 5) following reports that a small pedestrian had been hit by a white Land Rover.
Tragically, the boy died at the scene of the accident.
His family has been informed and is receiving support from specially trained officers.
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There were no arrests and the driver of the vehicle cooperated.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after an eight-year-old boy died in a collision at Catterick Garrison last night (Monday September 5).”
“Officers were called by emergency services to Somerset Close at 5.49pm following reports that a small pedestrian was involved in a collision with a white Land Rover Discovery Sport.
“Tragically, the boy died from his injuries at the scene of the accident.
“The boy’s family has been informed and is being supported by specially trained officers.
“There have been no arrests at this time and the driver of the vehicle is assisting us with our inquiries.
“Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the collision or seen what happened to come forward.
“If you have not yet spoken to officers, please contact us if you can help us with information such as dashcam footage or video footage from the vehicle’s doorbell or the collision itself.”
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“Anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to email Nicola. Peters@northyorkshire.police.uk
“Or call 101 and pass on information for incident number 12230168003
“The road was closed to allow emergency services to observe the accident and accident investigators to examine the scene. The road is now reopened.”
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