Emergency services called after girl hit by car in Margate


Police and paramedics  were called to the scene of an accident in Margate today (October 16) after a girl was hit by a car.

Emergency services were called to Northdown Park Road, near The Wheatsheaf, at 3.45pm.

A South East Coast Ambulance service spokesman said: “We are at the scene of an incident in Northdown Park Road reported at approximately 3.45pm today and involving a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle.”

A Kent Police spokesman added: “Police were called to Northdown Road, Margate at 3.53pm  following a report of a road traffic collision between a car and a pedestrian.

“The road was closed whilst the emergency services worked at the scene. A girl was treated by South East Coast Ambulance Service and taken to the William Harvey Hospital.”

The road was reopened at 5pm.