Suffolk

Young girl dies after being hit by a car in Hadleigh

  • 17 June 2014
  • From the section Suffolk
Canterbury Gardens, Hadleigh Image copyright Google
Image caption The girl is thought to have been on a scooter when she was hit by the car

A three-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car in a Suffolk town.

She is thought to have been riding a scooter when she was hit by a Hyundai car in Canterbury Gardens, Hadleigh, at about 17:45 BST.

The first police officers at the scene tried to resuscitate the child. She was treated in an ambulance on her way to Ipswich Hospital, where she died shortly after arriving.

Police said officers had spoken to the car driver, who was treated for shock.