Three-year-old boy suffers serious injuries after being hit by 4x4 car

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A three-year-old boy has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a 4x4 car in South Yorkshire this morning.

The incident happened at around 11.30am this morning in Tickhill Square, Denaby Main, near Doncaster.

An air ambulance was called to take the child to hospital.

A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Police said: “It is reported that a grey Nissan X-Trail was involved in a collision with a three-year-old child.

“The child was taken to hospital via air ambulance to be treated for serious injuries.

“The road was closed for a short time to enable emergency services to respond to the incident.”