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Saturday, 2 May 2009

Boy Killed in Hit and Run in Westbury on Trym

An 11-year old boy has been struck by a car and killed in Eastfield Road in Westbury on Trym.

The female driver - described as white, in her mid-30s and with long blonde hair - fled the scene and is being sought by the police in connection with the incident, which is the second fatal hit and run event in Bristol this week, following the death of Troy Atkinson near Cabot Circus seven days ago.

The Westbury on Trym incident occured around 9.15 last night (Friday) and the Evening Post has more details of the tragedy here.

The victim has been named by the police as 11-year old Sam Riddall of Westbury Park.

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