Drink-driving charge after boy, 4, hit by car

A man has been charged with drink-driving after a four-year-old boy was hit by a car in Leicester.

Leicestershire Police officers were called to Cranmer Street at 12:38 BST on Saturday.

The four-year-old was taken to hospital, but a police spokesperson said his injuries were "not believed to be life-threatening at this time".

The charged man, 62, from Leicester, is due to appear at Leicester Magistrates' Court on 15 July, the force added.

Follow BBC Leicester on Facebook, on X, or on Instagram. Send your story ideas to eastmidsnews@bbc.co.uk or via WhatsApp on 0808 100 2210.

Related internet links