Boy seriously injured after collision with quad bike in Houghton Regis

A teenage boy was seriously injured after a collision with a quad bike in Houghton Regis.

Sunday, 25th April 2021, 7:04 pm
Updated Sunday, 25th April 2021, 7:12 pm

The collision happened at around 4.30pm yesterday (Saturday) in a field at the back of The Chiltern School and Central Bedfordshire College on Parkside Drive, Houghton Regis.

The boy was airlifted to hospital having suffered serious but non life threatening injuries.

Police are appealing for information about the rider of a vehicle described as a black and grey dune style buggy or quad bike.

Police (stock image)

PC Rich Moore, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit, said: “I would appreciate any witnesses to come forward if you were in the area at the time or if you are able to help identify this vehicle.

“The rider failed to stop at the scene, leaving the child injured on the floor. I would encourage the rider to come forward and speak to us as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via Bedfordshire.police.uk/report or by calling 101.

Please quote reference 267 of 24 April.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.