Five-year-old Edinburgh child rushed to hospital after being hit by car outside school

The incident took place on Groathill Road North.
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A five-year-old child was taken to hospital after they were involved in a collision with a car outside of a north Edinburgh primary school.

The incident took place at around 2.50pm on Monday, June 3, outside of Ferryhill Primary on Old Groathill Road North in Drylaw.

Officers say that emergency services attended the scene of the incident and that the five-year-old was taken to the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People in the capital for treatment.

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

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“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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