Boy dies and second child rushed to hospital after car ploughs into them on school run

A YOUNG boy has died and a second child was injured after a car ploughed into them during the school run.

The youngster, whose age has not been released, was declared dead at the scene in Stock, Essex, this morning.

A second child was taken to hospital after the horror but there is no update on their condition.

Essex Police confirmed a 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs.

The force said a vehicle “collided” with the two children at around 8.20am.

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