Lorry hits boy, 16, on Bristol Road - road now re-open
A 16-year-old pedestrian has been taken to Frenchay Hospital by ambulance after a collision on Bristol Road, in Gloucester, earlier this afternoon.
The incident happened at approximately 2.15pm when a Scania lorry was in collision with the boy near to the Ashville Trading Estate.
The road was closed between Empire Way and Ashville Road following the incident, to allow for recovery of the lorry and for an investigation to begin.
The road re-opened at 7.52pm tonight (Friday)
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Any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are asked to ring 101 quoting incident number 233 of May 18.
The boy is reported to be awake and has suffered cuts and bruises but his condition is being treated as serious until any head injuries can be ruled out.