Thursday 21 September 2017

Police and emergency services called to Manchester hotel after child hit by vehicle

Police and emergency services have been deployed to Manchester's Ibis Hotel. Pic: Twitter / Jmagudom
Police and emergency services have been deployed to Manchester's Ibis Hotel. Pic: Twitter / Jmagudom
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

There are reports of a huge police presence at a hotel near Old Trafford in Manchester city after a child was hit by a vehicle.

Manchester Evening News report that "15 police cars and an ambulance" have been called to the budget hotel on Trafford Road.

Police have confirmed that a young boy died after being hit by a car outside the hotel.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed to the news site: "We were called to reports of a collision between a car and a child. The Serious Collision Investigation Unit and other emergency services attended the scene. A little boy has sadly died."

Eyewitness said that officers entered the foyer at about 9.15pm.

A witness told the newspaper that he saw a woman with "blood on her".

The hotel is located a mile from Manchester United's Old Trafford football stadium.

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