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Boy, 7, 'critical' after being hit by car in Dalkeith

A seven-year-old boy is in a "critical but stable" condition in hospital after being knocked down in Midlothian.

Lothian and Borders Police said the boy suffered serious head injuries after he ran out in front of a car in Dalkeith.

The incident happened in Bogwood Road at the junction with David Scott Avenue at about 13:25 on Friday.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police.

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