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Serious collision in Staplehurst Road, Sittingbourne

Written by on 21 November 2016

Officers investigating a serious collision in Sittingbourne are appealing for witnesses.


The incident happened in Staplehurst Road at about 3.45pm on Friday 18 November 2016.


A four-year-old boy was taken to a London hospital after the car he was travelling in – a silver Citroen Xsara Picasso – was involved in a collision with a brick wall.


His condition is currently described as serious but stable.


Two other children in the car were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.


A 32-year-old woman from Sittingbourne was arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving while unfit through alcohol. She has since been released on bail pending further enquiries until Sunday 11 December 2016.


Detective Sergeant Scott Lynch of Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: ‘The incident happened on a busy a section of road at a time of day when people would have been coming home from school or work.


‘Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the car in the moments leading up to it is urged to call 01622 798538 quoting reference MM/AH/221/16. Alternatively email’


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