A 12-YEAR-OLD boy has died following a crash with a van.

Thames Valley Police said the boy was cycling with his father along Whitchurch Hill, towards Pangbourne, when it happened on Saturday, November 7.

Officers said the youngster was involved in a crash with a van which was heading up the hill towards Crays Pond shortly before 1pm.

The 12 year old suffered serious injuries and has since passed away in hospital today. The family are being supported by specially trainer officers.

The force said the driver of the van remained at the scene and no arrests have been made.

Senior Investigating officer Sergeant Darren Brown, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Three Mile Cross, said; “Firstly our thoughts are with the family and friends of the boy who has sadly died in this incident.

“At the time the boy was cycling with his father, if you think you saw them around this area we would like to speak you.

“We would also like to speak to anyone who saw the incident or the white Volkswagen Crafter van which was involved in the collision.

“This is a rural location but we hope someone may have some information to assist with our investigation and may have seen something.

“If you have dash-cam or CCTV in the area, we would ask you check this and please share anything significant with us."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 reference 43200364403