Update: Girl, 13, rushed to hospital after being hit by a car in Grantham

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A young girl was knocked down by a car on her way to school this morning.

The 13-year-old was struck by a Renault Megane in Dysart Road, Grantham, as she crossed the road.

Emergency services were called at 8.10am. The girl was taken by ambulance to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.

A police spokesman said she has sustained a serious foot injury. No arrests have been made.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should call police on the non-emergency 101 number.