Schoolgirl taken to hospital with head injury after being hit by car

Emergency services were alerted to the incident in Stenhousemuir’s King Street at around 3pm on Monday.

Schoolgirl taken to hospital with head injury after being hit by car iStock
Ambulance: The 12-year-old girl suffered a head injury in the incident.

A schoolgirl has been taken to hospital with a head injury after being knocked down by a car in Falkirk.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident in Stenhousemuir’s King Street at around 3pm on Monday.

The 12-year-old was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Around 3pm on Monday, January 17, police received a report of a 12-year-old girl struck by a car in King Street, Stenhousemuir.

“The girl has been taken by ambulance to Forth Valley Royal Hospital with a head injury.

“Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”