Scarborough police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision which left a 12-year-old boy with serious head injuries.
At around 4.10pm on Monday 20 August 2012 the boy, who was on holiday in the area from Spennymoor in County Durham, was crossing Columbus Ravine with his brother when he was hit by a green Ford Fiesta travelling in the direction of Peasholme roundabout.
He sustained a serious head injury in the collision and was taken to Scarborough Hospital for treatment before being transferred to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough.
He remains in hospital in a stable condition.
The driver of the Fiesta, a 51-year-old local woman, was uninjured but suffering from shock following the incident.
Officers are appealing to anyone who can help their investigations into the collision, to come forward
Traffic Sergeant Neil Campbell, of North Yorkshire Police's Roads Policing Group, said: "I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the two boys prior to the incident to get in touch with the police as soon as possible.
"It is important that we establish the full circumstances surrounding the collision and any information could be vital."
Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 - select option 2 - and ask for Neil Campbell or Scarborough police.
Please quote reference number 12120138546 when passing information about this incident.
9.26am - 21 August 2012