A YOUNGSTER was taken to hospital with minor injuries on Tuesday after a car collided with him.

The 11-year-old was hit by a blue Peugeot on High Street in Shafton just before 6pm - the driver remained on scene and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire told the Chronicle: “We received a call at 5.57pm on September 29 for reports of a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian on High Street in Shafton.

“It is believed a blue Peugeot collided with an 11-year-old boy.

“The boy was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

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“The driver of the Peugeot stayed on scene and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

“Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 696 of September 29, 2020.”