Boy, 4, dies after being hit by car while out on Sunday night walk

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A four-year-old boy has died in hospital after he was hit by a car while out for a walk on Sunday night in West London.

Police, paramedics and an air ambulance were called to Uxbridge Road, Hayes, just before 7pm on Sunday, October 11, night following reports of a collision.

Officers from the Met Police rushed to the scene of the crash at 6.57pm.

It was initially reported that the young boy was aged "around three" by police, but it has since been confirmed that he was four.

The boy was treated at the scene before being taken to a Central London hospital.

Despite the best efforts of medical professionals, he died there in the early hours of Monday, 12 October. His family are aware.

The car driver stopped at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries.

No arrests have been made and police enquiries into the circumstances of how the crash happened remain ongoing.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation or dash-cam footage is asked to contact police on 101 or 020 8991 9555.

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