A MOTHER and her 10-year-old son were taken to hospital following a road accident in Ilfracombe on Monday lunchtime. The casualties were crossing Slade Valley Road when they were in collision with a green Citroen AX car. The boy was later released from No

A MOTHER and her 10-year-old son were taken to hospital following a road accident in Ilfracombe on Monday lunchtime.

The casualties were crossing Slade Valley Road when they were in collision with a green Citroen AX car.

The boy was later released from North Devon District Hospital having suffered minor injuries but the woman was detained due to a fractured leg.

Neither the driver nor the passenger of the Citroen sustained any injuries, and the vehicle was only slightly damaged.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision, and are asked to contact them on 08452 777444 quoting police reference 4440 090810.