3-year-old taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Tranent

A 3-year-old was rushed to hospital. Picture; Street View
A 3-year-old was rushed to hospital. Picture; Street View

A child was rushed to hospital yesterday after being hit by a car in Tranent.

Police said a child was taken to hospital after he was struck by a car on High Street just after 11am.

The accident happened near St Martin’s Church.

A police spokesperson said: “Police in East Lothian were called to Haddington Road in Tranent around 11.10am on Tuesday 31st July following a collision between a Hyundai i10 and a 3-year-old child.

“The boy was taken to the Sick Kids as a precaution, and no further police action is required.”

The boy was taken to Edinburgh Sick Kids Hospital however, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.