Teen suffers serious head injuries in crash

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A TEENAGE boy sustained serious head injuries after he was in collision with a works van outside a Prescot primary school on Thursday morning (January 26).

The incident happened on School Lane, near to St Barthlomew’s Primary School, at about 7.45am.

The youngster, who was unconscious when emergency crews arrived at the scene, was rushed to Whiston Hospital before being transferred to Alder Hey for further treatment.

The driver of the blue Vauxhall works van, a 40-year-old local man, stopped at the scene and is co-opertaing fully with police.

The road was closed until 12.50pm.