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Schoolboy taken to hospital after being struck by car

The seven-year-old was injured on Low Road, Auchtermuchty, at around 11.15am on Monday.

Fife: The incident happened on Low Road, Auchtermuchty. <strong>Google 2019</strong>
Fife: The incident happened on Low Road, Auchtermuchty. Google 2019

A young boy was taken to hospital after being struck by a car in a Fife town.

The seven-year-old was injured on Low Road, Auchtermuchty, at around 11.15am on Monday.

Following the arrival of emergency services, the schoolboy was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee for treatment to non-life threatening injuries.

The road was closed for several hours following the incident.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police were called at 11.15am to Low Road, Auchtermuchty, after reports of an incident between a child and a car.

“The seven-year-old was taken to Ninewells Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

“At around 2pm the road reopened.”


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