A 7 year old girl suffers head injuries after being hit by car

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A 7 year old girl was last night taken to hospital after being hit by a car on Sellers Street, Preston.

Police believe she was hit by a Renault Laguna car close to the junction with Dodgeson Road at 5.05pm.

The girl was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with a head injury and later transferred to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital where she is reported to be making a good recovery and suffered only minor injuries.

PS Dave Hurst of the Road Policing Unit said: “I would appeal to anyone who either witnessed the incident or were in the vicinity at the time to come forward to help us establish exactly how the collision came to occur.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 973 of September 9. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org.