Child injured after being hit by car in Margate

South East Coast Ambulance Service (image Secamb)

A child has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Margate this afternoon (November 22).

Kent Police officers were made aware by the South East Ambulance Service that the collision had taken place in College Road, near Drapers Mill primary school, at around 4.15pm.

A police spokesperson said: “Officers are currently attending the scene to carry out enquiries. The child has sustained injuries and is being taken to a local hospital for treatment.”


A message has been posted by Drapers Mill school to say: “One of our year 6 pupils was involved in a road traffic accident. He was taken to the hospital by ambulance accompanied by his mother, where he received medical assessments and treatment.

“We are pleased to share that he is doing well with minimal injuries and has returned home to recover. We all wish him a speedy recovery.”