Three-year-old boy hit by car in Northampton 'not in critical condition'

A boy who was airlifted to hospital after being in collision with a car near a Northampton shopping centre is not in a critical condition, police have confirmed.

The collision happened at about 12.55pm yesterday in Billing Brook Road, outside the Weston Favell Shopping Centre, when a red Seat Alhambra was in collision with a three-year-old boy.

An air ambulance takes off from Weston Favell yesterday.

An air ambulance takes off from Weston Favell yesterday.

The boy was airlifted to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham with a suspected head injury.

However the three-year-old is not believed to have suffered life-threatening or life-changing injuries, a police spokeswoman has confirmed today.

The force is still appealing for witnesses to the incident.

If you have any information, call police on 101.