Girl cyclist, aged 8, airlifted to hospital after car accident in Northampton

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An eight-year-old girl was injured in a road traffic collision in Northampton.

The accident happened just before 4pm yesterday when a red Chrysler Ypsilon travelling south along Great Billing Way towards Rectory Farm Road was in collision with the victim, who was on bicycle.

As a result she sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to the Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Northamptonshire Police said she is in a stable condition and her injuries are not thought to be life changing.

Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the ‘Drivewatch Hotline’ on 0800 174615.