Sussex

Brighton coach crash: Girl, 6, seriously injured

Coach collision in Brighton
Image caption A schoolgirl and woman were hit by the coach at about 09:00 BST

A six-year-old girl has been seriously injured after being hit by a coach carrying children on a school trip.

The child and her mother were both struck in the collision in Marlborough Place, Brighton, close to the King and Queen pub, at about 09:00 BST.

The girl was taken to hospital by air ambulance, while her mother sustained minor injuries, Sussex Police said.

No-one on the coach was injured. A section of the road was closed for investigations, officers said.

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