Moss Bank Way was closed in both directions from 3.30pm until late yesterday following the collision while police investigated the crash.
There was a child taken to the hospital by helicopter.
A spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: “Just before 4pm on Friday 17 March 2023, a fire engine from Bolton Northern Fire Station and the Technical Response Unit from Ashton supported colleagues from the North West Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Police at the scene of a serious road traffic collision involving a vehicle which hit a schoolboy in Moss Bank Way, Bolton.
DEVELOPMENT: The busy road is closed, the victim was taken to the hospital by helicopter
“Firefighters secured the vehicle, created a safe area for the ambulance to work and put up screens to ensure the patient’s dignity while paramedics attended to the emergency. Traumatologist technician of the fire department
also treated another person at the scene who was injured in the incident.
“The victim was taken to the hospital by air ambulance for further treatment. Firefighters were there for about an hour.”
Moss Bank Way has been closed in both directions to Blackburn Road and Brod’ot Lane while investigations continue.”
The road was reopened around 10 p.m.