Boy, 13, dies after being hit by Mini Cooper as he rode on his bike as school pays tribute | The Sun

A BOY, 13, has died after he was hit by a Mini Cooper while riding his bike.

Jake Day was riding his bike in Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, at 1.25pm on February 23 when he was hit by the blue Mini saloon.

Emergency services attended the scene and Jake was taken to hospital with serious head injuries, before he died over the past weekend.

The Co-Op Academy, where Jake was a pupil, said: "As an academy, we are sad to have to share the devastating news that a brother of a child in our school has died over the weekend.

"Unfortunately, Jake Day, brother to Katie-Louise Day, sadly passed away in his sleep due to complications over the weekend.

"Jake was a pupil at our academy and with the support from Year 6 pupils and staff, we will be contributing with messages of support in a sympathy card to send to Katie-Louise and her family.

Read More UK News

Moment thugs beat up man in the street as second victim lays unconscious nearby

Woman suddenly dies at home as man arrested after cops called in early hours

"Year 6 have been informed and supported with this news today as a request by the family.

"Our thoughts are with Jake's family at this difficult time and all that knew him."

In a statement after the collision, West Yorkshire Police said: "Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision in Kirklees yesterday.

"At 1.25pm, police received a report of a collision involving a blue Mini Cooper saloon and a boy on a pedal cycle at the junction of Leeds Road and Muffit Lane, Heckmondwike.

Most read in The Sun


BBC sitcom AXED after just one season


Shamed star Gary Glitter sent back to jail just a month after release


Teacher 'murdered partner then wrote "chilling" confession about alter ego'


‘Deeply in love’ couple, 19 & 20, found dead cradling each other after vanishing

"Emergency services attended and the 13-year-old was taken to hospital with serious head injuries. The driver of the Mini has been spoken to."

Source: Read Full Article