Nottingham

Nottingham boy, 5, injured by police car

Police at the incident
Image caption The boy was hit just after lunchtime on Sunday

A five-year-old boy was injured when he was hit by a police car in a street in Nottingham.

Queens Bower Road, Bestwood, was closed following the incident at lunchtime on Sunday.

The child was taken to the Queens Medical Centre, but his injuries are not thought to be serious.

A Nottinghamshire Police spokeswoman said the force's vehicle was not travelling at speed or responding to an emergency.

Image caption The police car was taken away from the scene

The incident is being investigated by the police traffic team.

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