Five-year-old boy continues to fight for life after blaze engulfed car in Hursley

Boy, 5, still critical after car fireball

Boy, 5, still critical after car fireball

First published in News Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

A young boy is today still fighting for his life in hospital, more than a week after he suffered serious injuries in an horrific car fire.

Hampshire police confirmed there has been no change in the five-year-old's condition and he remains critically ill after being pulled from the wreckage of a burning car in Merdon Castle Lane, Hurlsey, on August 11.

As previously reported, the boy along with his mother and six-year-old sister were severely injured in the blaze which detectives are now treating as attempted murder.

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