Girl, 8, suffers head injuries in serious road collision

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An eight-year-old girl suffered head injuries after being hit by a car in Shirebrook last night (Wednesday).

She was in collision with a white car on Church Drive in the town at around 4.50pm.

The girl, who lives locally, is currently being treated in hospital in Sheffield.

Police say the car driver was not injured in the incident.

Officers would like to speak to the driver of another car that was travelling along the road at the time of the collision.

Anyone who was in the area at the time or has any information about the collision should contact Sgt Donna Tovell on 101, quoting incident number 1000 of December 14.

Alternatively, send her a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of the Derbyshire police website.