Schoolboy taken to hospital after being hit by car

Police were called to Gartleahill, Airdrie, at 5.30pm on Tuesday.

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A seven-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in North Lanarkshire.

Police were called to Gartleahill, Airdrie, at 5.30pm on Tuesday.

The boy was taken to the Royal Hospital for Children for treatment.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “We received a report of a crash involving a car and a child on Gartleahill, Airdrie, around 5.30pm on Tuesday.

“A seven-year-old boy has been taken to the Royal Hospital for Children by ambulance.

“The road was closed for several hours while inquiries were carried out.”