A murder investigation has been launched after the death of a 12-year-old boy who was hit by a car outside a school in Essex on Monday.
Police are searching for the driver of a silver Ford Ka after the incident in Loughton. Officers said the vehicle was likely to have sustained damage to its front end and asked anyone who has seen it to get in touch.
Officers urged people not to speculate about the circumstances surrounding the collision outside Debden Park high school.
Essex and Herts air ambulance said it was called out to help the East of England ambulance service and Essex police with a “number of patients involved in a road traffic collision”. It was not able to say how many people were involved.
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