Two children rushed to hospital after 'road traffic collision' in Glasgow

A nine-year-old girl and a five-year-old boy were taken to hospital after emergency services rushed to the scene.

Two children taken to hospital after ‘traffic collision’ in Glasgow’s Govanhill, Police Scotland confirms iStock

Two children have been taken to hospital following a “road traffic collision” in Glasgow, Police Scotland has confirmed.

A nine-year-old girl and a five-year-old boy were rushed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital on Tuesday evening following the incident in the city’s southside.

It is not currently known what condition they are in.

Roads in Govanhill were cordoned off while police and other emergency services arrived at the scene at around 6pm.

Calder Street, Alison Street and Cathcart Road were all closed at the time while officers remained in the area.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were called to reports of a serious road traffic collision on Calder Street, Glasgow around 5.50pm on Tuesday, April 4 2023.

“Two children, a girl aged 9 and a boy aged 5 were taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital.”