Child, 5, rushed to hospital after being hit by car outside Scots school

The crash happened on Old Groathill Road North near Ferryhill Primary
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A child has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a car outside a school in Edinburgh.

Emergency services raced to Ferryhill Primary on Old Groathill Road North in Drylaw after the alarm was raised at around 2.50pm on Monday.

Ambulance crews attended and a five-year-old boy was rushed to the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People for treatment.

The youngster was checked over at the hospital but his condition is currently unknown.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called around 2.50pm on Monday, June 3, to a report of a crash on Old 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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