'Young' child taken to hospital after being hit by a taxi near Buckland Park in Portsmouth

A ‘YOUNG’ child has been taken to hospital with a serious leg injury after being hit by a taxi near a Portsmouth park.

Monday, 19th August 2019, 9:01 am
Updated Monday, 19th August 2019, 10:11 am

South Central Ambulance Service paramedics were called to the crash in Sultan Road, Buckland at 6.26pm yesterday.

An ambulance crew and the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance, which landed in Buckland Park, treated the child at the scene.

A land ambulance then took the child to Southampton General Hospital.

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A still image of a video taken at Buckland Park, Portsmouth, where an air ambulance landed on Sunday, August 18 to help assess a 'young' child who had been hit by a car in Sultan Road at about 6.26pm. Picture: Tee Ahmed

Police said the youngster’s injuries were serious, but not life-threatening.

Video captured at Buckland Park shows onlookers gathering as the air ambulance leaves the scene at about 7.45pm.

The child’s gender and age are not yet known.

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