An 8-year-old child has escaped with minor injuries after being hit by a van outside a primary school in Cowes this afternoon (Thursday).
Emergency services were called to Baring Road at 14:55 following reports of a collision between a Ford Transit and a pedestrian near to Gurnard Primary School.
It has been confirmed that an 8-year-old boy was hit by the vehicle.
The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service responded to the scene and paramedics assessed the child, who is said to have suffered minor injuries. He was discharged at the scene.
Police also attended.