Crash boy fights for life

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A SEVEN-year-old boy is in a critical condition after he was knocked down by a car in Midlothian.

The incident happened at Bogwood Road in Mayfield, near Dalkeith, at around 1.30pm yesterday afternoon.

A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said the boy had suffered a serious head injury and was in a critical but stable condition. He said: “The child was taken, conscious and breathing, to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, where he is in a stable condition.”