Girl seriously injured in collision

AN 11-year-old girl is seriously ill in hospital today after she was hit by a car in Essex.The collision happened in London Road, Marks Tey about 8.30am today and knocked the girl unconscious.

AN 11-year-old girl is recovering in hospital today after she was hit by a car in Essex.

The collision happened in London Road, Marks Tey about 8.30am today and knocked the girl unconscious.

Paramedic Paul Cox said: “We assessed the patient at the scene and were concerned about the possibility of internal injuries. We took her to Colchester General Hospital, where a trauma team had been placed on standby.

“Her condition is described as being serious but stable.”

The driver of the car was shaken but unhurt.