Car knocks down nine-year-old Plymouth boy

A child has been taken to hospital after being knocked down by a car in Plymouth, Devon.

The accident happened at about 14:30 BST in the North Prospect area of the city.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the nine-year-old boy had received leg injuries in the accident. The driver of the car was unhurt.

The boy was taken to Derriford Hospital, but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact the police.

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