Aberdeenshire child, 4, hit by car

A FOUR-year-old child has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Aberdeenshire.

The incident occurred on the B999. Picture: TSPL

The B999 in Pitmedden, Aberdeenshire, was closed to traffic following the incident which happened at around 11.25am today.

The four-year-old pedestrian was taken to Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital by ambulance.

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Police Scotland said that local diversions have been put in place while they carry out collision investigations.

The car involved was a black Vauxhall Antara.

The extent of the child’s injuries are not known.