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‘I saw him go under the car’: Hit-and-run survivor describes moment of fatal crash

A teen who was damage in the Essex hit-and-run assault has described the moment he saw the car fatally hit a 12-year-old boy.

Alfie Barnes, 15, advised Sky News he witnessed sufferer Harley Watson “going under the car” and his physique “laying there” after the collision.

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of homicide following what police described as a “deliberate” crash into a gaggle of pupils outdoors Debden Park High School in Loughton, Essex.

Alfie stated he had identified Harley at college and he was a “good kid” who he typically saw “having a laugh” with buddies.

Harley Watson was killed outside his school
Image: Harley Watson was killed outdoors his college

The 15-year-old advised Sky News he “blacked out” after the collision and might need been hit in the head by the car.

“When I come to consciousness, I see my friend, he’s gone over the car,” he stated.

Alfie was left with tender tissue harm, concussion and whiplash.

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He described witnessing the incident as “traumatic”.

His mom, Donna Mills, stated she was “in shock” however “thankful that [Alfie is] still here”.

Police are hunting the driver of a Ford KA after the collision this afternoon
Image: Police have arrested a 51-year-old man over the collision

She stated the incident had occurred in a “nice area” and the neighborhood had “never had any trouble” earlier than.

Harley Watson’s household say they’ve been left “devastated” by his dying.

In a press release they stated: “Harley was a great, variety, useful and wonderful boy.

“We wish to thank everybody for his or her variety needs and concern.

“However as a family we would like people to respect our privacy and allow us to grieve in peace.”

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