TWO brothers who were hit by a car outside their school last week have been visited by Colchester United players.

Jake Faulkner, 11, and Josh, six, were hit on a pedestrian crossing outside Myland Primary, in Mill Road, Colchester.

Josh fractured his lower leg, which is in a cast, while Jack suffered cuts and bruises.

On Friday, U’s players, Alex Gilbey and Brian Wilson, visited the school to present the boys with tickets to a match, and hosted an assembly, including a question-and-answer session with the school.

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