Nottingham

Girl, 10, dies after being hit by ambulance on Nottingham 999 call

Shaniqua Loftman-Smith Image copyright Nottinghamshire Police
Image caption Shaniqua Loftman-Smith was taken to hospital after being hit by an ambulance on 22 December

A 10-year-old girl has died after being hit by an ambulance on a 999 emergency call-out in Nottingham.

Shaniqua Loftman-Smith was taken to hospital after the crash on Low Wood Road, Bulwell, at about 18:30 GMT on 22 December.

Richard Henderson, chief executive of East Midlands Ambulance Service, offered his "deepest condolences".

He added the service is co-operating with a police investigation into the crash, where she was a pedestrian.

Nottinghamshire Police said officers are looking for any witnesses or any motorists with dashcam footage to come forward.

Her family has asked for privacy.

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