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Boy, 14, injured after being hit by car in Whitburn

Manse Road, Whitburn Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on Manse Road in Whitburn

A 14-year-old boy suffered a broken leg after being hit by a car.

The teenager was struck by the vehicle at about 08:20 in Whitburn, West Lothian.

He was walking along Manse Road in the town when the incident took place. He was taken to Wishaw General Hospital for treatment.

Police have urged anyone who may have witnessed the collision to get in contact.

Sgt Mike Turner said: "Unfortunately a young lad has suffered serious leg injuries in this collision.

"We would ask anyone who saw it or who has information that can assist us with our inquiries to please get in touch."

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