A teenage boy has been left with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Spalding.
The incident happened on Sunday, December 4 at Sutton Bridge, when 14-year-old Nathan was struck by the car whilst playing Pokémon Go.
Nathan was thrown onto the bonnet of the car and as a result suffered head injuries and a broken foot.
Yesterday, Sunday 4th, 14 yr old Nathan ran in front of a car whilst Pokemon hunting. He has serious injuries but is lucky to be alive. pic.twitter.com/3IzHha4ozB
— Lincs Road Safety (@LincsRSP) December 5, 2016
After hitting the windscreen of the car, which then shattered, Nathan was rushed to hospital for treatment.
Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership have now issued a plea to young people to be safe on the roads whilst playing Pokémon Go.
In a tweet, Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership said: “[On] Sunday, December 4, 14-year-old Nathan ran in front of a car whilst Pokemon hunting.
“He has serious injuries but is lucky to be alive.”