Boy, 6, dies after being hit by car while riding Peewee 50 near farm

A six-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car while riding his motorbike in NSW.

Police say the boy was riding a blue Yamaha Peewee 50 near a farm on Bishop Road at Griffith on Sunday 4 June when he was struck.

It’s understood the child travelled out onto the roadway, where police say he turned directly into the path of an oncoming ute.


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The young boy was treated at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to Griffith Base Hospital.

He was then airlifted to Sydney Children’s Hospital in a critical condition, but succumbed to his injuries and died on Sunday 11 June.

The driver of the ute, a 54-year-old woman, escaped unharmed, however was taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Investigations into the crash are ongoing.

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