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.