Schoolboy rushed to hospital after he was struck by a car in Glasgow street

A number of police officers were pictured on Kirkton Avenue.
-Credit: (Image: JATV Live)


A schoolboy has been rushed to hospital after he was struck by a car in Glasgow.

Emergency crews scrambled to Kirkton Avenue in Knightswood at around 3.10pm, this afternoon, Tuesday, June 11, following reports of the 11-year-old boy having been knocked down.

There is no information at this stage on the nature of the child's injuries, reports Glasgow Live.

An image from the scene shows a number of officers on the road, with an ambulance parked nearby. Another picture shows three police vehicles locking down the street

A bystander said: "Major incident in Knightswood. The road has been closed at the top near Polnoon Avenue."

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 3.10pm on Tuesday, 11 June 2024 police received a report of an 11-year-old male pedestrian having been struck by a vehicle in Kirkton Avenue, Glasgow.

"Emergency services attended and he was taken to hospital for treatment.”

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