The 14-year-old was crossing the road on Princess Drive in Huyton at around 3.30pm when she was hit by a white Mercedes van. Rescue workers rushed to the scene before the road was quickly closed by police
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A young girl is fighting for her life after being hit by a van in a horrific incident while getting off a bus.
The 14-year-old was crossing the road on Princess Drive in Huyton, Merseyside, at around 3.30pm when she was hit by a white Mercedes van.
Rescue workers rushed to the scene before the road was quickly closed by police Liverpool echo reports.
An ambulance landed on Princess Drive before the girl was taken to Alder Hey. She is currently fighting for her life in the hospital.
In a statement from Merseyside Police, a spokesman said: “We are asking for information after a 14-year-old girl was involved in a collision in Liverpool this afternoon (Tuesday 7 June).
“Around 3.30pm, officers were called to a report that a girl was involved in a collision with a white Mercedes van after getting off a bus on Princess Drive.
“Emergency services arrived at the scene and the girl was then taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital where her condition is described as critical. The driver of the van is assisting the police in investigating the incident.”
Princess Drive, Lordes Road, Liverpool Road and Gretton Road are closed while emergency services remain at the scene and drivers are asked to avoid the area.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has dashcam footage or CCTV is asked to contact the Merseyside Police Force Social Media Desk via Twitter @MerPolCC quoting log 658 of 7 June 2022.
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