Young boy dies in hotel vehicle park collision

Armed police descend on hotel in Salford after child hit by vehicle

They also say police were first called to reports of a collision involving the youngster and a Toyota Rav-4, which had a Latvian number plate, shortly after 9pm on Thursday evening.

Armed police attended the event because they were in the area at the time, police said.

Witnesses said a heavy police presence and around 15 police cars were on the scene at the Ibis Budget Hotel, Trafford Road, in Salford Quays.

A 17-month-old little boy has tragically died after being hit by a vehicle in a hotel auto park.

Police vehicles and ambulances were seen lined up outside the building. "Enquiries on-going", the police tweeted.

Police were called to reports of a collision involving a 17-month-old boy at the Ibis Hotel auto park in Salford shortly after 21:00 BST on Thursday.

A witness, Andy Williamson, told Metro: "All I know is someone, reportedly a young child, was hit at least twice by a vehicle in the auto park". In the clip, a woman can be heard screaming hysterically, and there is what appears to be a child crying.

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