Nine-year-old girl injured after being struck by car

The girl was taken to hospital following the incident on Wednesday.

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Ambulance: Nine-year-old struck by car.

A nine-year-old school girl has been left injured after being struck by a car in South Lanarkshire.

The child was on Hareleeshill Road in Larkhall , when the incident took place at around 3.30pm on Wednesday.

Emergency services attended and she was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Her current condition is not known.

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The road was closed for a short time afterwards but it has since reopened.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman confirmed the incident.

She said: “Officers were called to Hareleeshill Road, Larkhall around 3.30pm on Wednesday, following a crash involving a 9-year-old pedestrian.

“She has been taken to hospital by ambulance. The road was closed for a short time and has since reopened.”