Girl, 4, dies after being hit by van in Neston

Gladstone Road, Neston Image copyright Google
Image caption Emergency services were called to Gladstone Road in Neston

A four-year-old girl has died after being hit by a van in Cheshire.

Emergency services were called to Gladstone Road near to Stanney Fields Park, in Neston, at about 12:00 GMT following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a van.

The girl was taken to Arrowe Park Hospital but later died, Cheshire Police said.

The driver of the van, a 62-year-old man, was also taken to hospital to be checked over.

The road was closed while emergency services worked at the scene.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers.

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