Girl, 11, taken to hospital after being hit by a car in South Shields
An 11-year-old girl has been taken to hospital after she was hit by a car on a South Shields street.
Emergency services were called to Henderson Road at 4.40pm on Thursday following reports that child had been involved in a collision with a car.
The girl suffered minor injuries from the incident and she was taken to hospital as a precaution.
A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said: "Police were called to a collision in Henderson Road at 4.40pm yesterday evening after a report an 11 -year-old had been knocked over by a car in the street.
"The girl suffered minor injuries, she was taken to hospital as a precaution."