Child, five, taken to hospital after being hit by car on Edinburgh street

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Police and paramedics attended Groathill Road North in Drylaw after being alerted to the crash just before 3pm.

A five-year-old child was taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Edinburgh today.

Police and paramedics attended Groathill Road North in Drylaw after being alerted to the crash just before 3pm.

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The child was then taken to the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People to be ‘checked over’.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “We were called around 2.50pm on Monday, 3 June, to a report of a crash on Groathill Road North in Edinburgh involving a child and a car.

“Emergency services attended and the five-year-old child was taken to the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People to be checked over.”

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