12-year-old boy dies after being hit by car in Bridlington - police appeal for witnesses

Police were called to the scene at around 5.30pm on Friday.
Police were called to the scene at around 5.30pm on Friday.

Police have confirmed a 12-year-old boy has been killed after being hit by a car as he crossed the road in Bridlington yesterday

Officers were called to a serious road traffic collision on Brett Street, near to the junction with Britannia Road, at around 5.30pm.

Tributes have been left at the scene throughout the day.

Tributes have been left at the scene throughout the day.

The 12-year-old, who had been crossing Brett Street when the incident happened, was airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries. He died this morning.

A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: "We have specialist officers who are supporting his family. We ask on their behalf to respect their privacy at this time.

"No-one has been arrested."

"If you saw what happened, please contact us quoting log 472 of 15/2/19."

One of the tributes left at the scene on Brett Street

One of the tributes left at the scene on Brett Street

Tributes have been placed at the scene of the tragedy throughout the day.