Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Dilton Marsh in Wiltshire, in which a child was fatally wounded.

Officers responded to reports of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Woodland View at around 4:30pm yesterday (Saturday) afternoon.

Sadly, an 8 year old boy died at the scene.

His next of kin are aware and our thoughts are with them at this extremely difficult time.

A man in his 30s is being interviewed, as is usual in these circumstances.

Any witnesses to the collision or anyone who may have dash cam are asked to contact the serious collision investigation team on 01225 694597 quoting log number 218 of yesterday’s date (13/04).

Alternatively, you can contact the team directly by emailing SCIT@wiltshire.police.uk.