Girl (12) hit by car

A HINDERWELL girl was hit by a car on Friday morning.

The 12-year-old, believed to be from Port Mulgrave, was struck by a blue Land Rover Defender on West End Close in Hinderwell at approximately 8am.

She sustained serious facial and head injuries and was taken to James Cook Hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact them on 0845 6060 247.