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CHILD HIT BY CAR IN SHANKLIN

ambulanceserviceincidentblockrtcaccidentUPDATED: A child has been involved in a collision with a car in Shanklin this evening (Wednesday). 

Emergency services including Police and paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are currently attending the incident on Landguard Road, outside the Co-Operative store.

Island Echo understands the youngster was crossing the road on a scooter when the collision occurred at shortly before 17:10.

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UPDATE @ 17:45 – A boy is being treated by paramedics for injuries sustained to his legs.

Their condition is not life-threatening.

The road remains open and Police are clearing the scene.

UPDATE @ 18:15 – The youngster is said to have escaped with cuts and bruises and has escaped any serious injury.

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