Teenage girl hit by 999 call ambulance in Poole

A 14-year-old girl has been knocked down by an ambulance on an emergency call in Dorset.

The schoolgirl from Bournemouth was knocked over at a pedestrian crossing in Poole Road, Branksome, Poole at about 1730 BST on Wednesday.

She was taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries and has since been released.

It is believed the ambulance was travelling along the A35 with its blue lights and siren activated.

Dorset Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen the accident near the Woodman pub to contact them.

An investigation has been started.

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