13 year old on moped involved with serious
road traffic collision
EMERGENCY services, on Sunday, 8
January 2017, were called to St John?s Road, Waterloo, close to its junction
with Norma Road, at about 6.45pm, following a serious road traffic collision. A
13 year old boy who was riding on the moped sustained a head injury in a in
collision with a grey Volvo XC90 car. The 13 year old was treated at the scene
by Paramedics before being taken to Hospital for further treatment in what was
described as a critical condition. Shortly before the incident, the moped rider
is believed to have been with a small group on mopeds and pedal cycles. We are
told that the moped was then ridden away from the scene by a member of the
group, before Police arrived.
The driver of the car was not injured and stopped at the scene. They are helping
Police with enquiries. Officers are also now making enquiries to locate the
moped. Roads Policing Sergeant Mark Keenan said:- "We would appeal to
anyone who witnessed this collision, or anyone who saw the group before or after
the incident to contact Police. We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who
knows the whereabouts of the moped involved, as the information they have could
prove very helpful to our investigation. A 13 year old boy has been seriously
injured in this collision and it is vital we find out exactly what happened."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Roads Policing on:- 0151 777 5747 or
Crimestoppers, anonymously, on:- 0800 555 111.