PICTURES: Young girl 'hit by car' on Chesterfield road

The scene of an accident on St Augustine's Road in Chesterfield.
The scene of an accident on St Augustine's Road in Chesterfield.

A young girl has been hit by a car on a major Chesterfield road.

The incident happened on St Augustine's Road in Boythorpe shortly after 6pm this evening.

The scene of an accident on St Augustine's Road in Chesterfield.

The scene of an accident on St Augustine's Road in Chesterfield.

An eyewitness said that the girl was trying to cross the road near the junction with Boythorpe Road.

She had been let out by one car but then collided with another vehicle which was unaware she was there, the eyewitness said.

A police spokesperson said the incident had been declared closed but could give no more details.

There are not believed to be any serious injuries.