Seven year old boy dies just six days before Christmas following collision with a car

Seven year old boy dies

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A seven-year-old boy who was seriously injured after a collision involving a car has died, police confirmed today (Monday 22).

Seth Dixon, a pupil at Tydd St Mary Primary School, died exactly two weeks after a collision with a car in Station Road, close to his home.

The youngster was hit by a green Ford Mondeo, driven by a motorist from the Wisbech area, on Friday December 5 at about 4pm.

He was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, where he was kept under sedation.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said: “Sadly, the 7 year-old boy seriously injured in a collision in Tydd Gote on December 5 died in hospital on Friday December 19.”

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An inquest is expected to be opened in the New Year and a police investigation into the circumstances of the collision is still continuing.

Anyone who saw the collision or has any information relating to it should call the Lincolnshire Police Collision Witness hotline on 01522 558855.

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A spokesman said formal identification procedures and the opening of an inquest would not take place until the New Year.

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