A young boy who was hit by a car at a pedestrian crossing has been awarded £14,000 in compensation.
The child who was three years old at the time of the accident, and his mother were both hit by the vehicle. The accident occurred because the driver, who was uninsured and was also disqualified from driving, failed to stop at a red light. The car was later found abandoned nearby.
The boy suffered cuts and bruises all over his body as well as a six-inch gash in the back of his head. Although he escaped brain damage, he suffered painful headaches for six months after the accident, and is likely to require plastic surgery to hide the scarring left by his injuries.… Read more