NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Boy, 4, knocked down by car in Pitmedden

Crash scene
Image caption The boy was knocked down on the B999 in Pitmedden

A four-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being knocked down by a car in the Aberdeenshire village of Pitmedden.

Police Scotland said the collision happened on the B999 at about 11:20.

The boy was taken to the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The road has been closed to allow crash investigations to take place. Local diversions were in place.

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