Man due in court after six-year-old boy seriously injured in collision
A 21-year-old man is due to appear at Bristol Magistrates’ Court this morning (Monday 30 January) after being charged with four offences in connection with a collision which left a six-year-old boy seriously injured.
Ellis Smith, of Kingsmead Road, Bristol, has been charged with:
- Causing serious injury by dangerous driving
- Failing to stop at the scene of a collision
- Committing an act/ series of acts with intent to pervert the course of justice
- Using a motor vehicle on the road without third party insurance
The collision happened on Wade Street, Bristol at about 6pm on Saturday (28 January).
A six-year-old boy sustained serious injuries in the incident and is currently in hospital in a stable condition.
His next of kin are being supported by specially-trained family liaison officers.
Smith remains in police custody pending his appearance before magistrates.