Woman charged with drink driving after boy hit by car in Lincoln

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A 51-year-old woman has been charged with drink driving after a crash involving a young pedestrian in Lincoln this week.

As reported previously, an 11-year-old boy was hit by a car at around 7.50am on Wednesday, March 1 on Riseholme Road.

The boy was on foot when he was hit near to the Lincoln Imp pub and was taken to Lincoln County Hospital.

He is understood to have suffered a shoulder injury.

Lincolnshire Police confirmed Jayne Atkinson, of High Street, Saxilby, was charged with driving with excess alcohol.

She will appear before Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on March 16.