Boy seriously injured after falling from reversing car in Chigwell

A teenage boy is in hospital with a serious head injury after falling from a car as it was reversing.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the 17-year-old fell from the VW Golf in the car park of TopGolf, Abridge Road, Chigwell, at about 8pm on Sunday.

The boy, from north London, is being treated at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel.

Police have not revealed any further details about the incident.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about the events leading to the incident should contact Sgt Peter Harris at the Essex Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email

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