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School remind pupils of road dangers after teenager hit by car

John Ferneley College has written to parents to remind their children of the dangers of the roads after a teenager was hit by a car.


Emergency services were called to Scalford Road with the junction of St. John's Drive just after 3:15pm on Thursday following reports someone had been hit by a car.


In an email to parents seen by NEMM, Head of School Natalie Teece, said: "In light of this incident, we want to, of course, remind everyone of the importance of safety and vigilance when walking to and from school."


Scalford Road at the junction of St. John's drive. Photo: NEMM


She added: "We would also like to thank our students, parents/guardians and the local community for their quick response and care for our student during this incident."



A Leicestershire Police spokeswoman said: "Police were called at 3.18pm on Thursday 5 January to a report of a collision in St John’s Drive, Melton Mowbray.


The collision involved a car and a pedestrian.


The pedestrian – a teenage boy – was taken to hospital as a precaution following the collision."


Leicestershire Police added that there were no serious injuries reported.


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