Young girl dies after being hit by motorcycle

SCENE Police at the location of the fatal accident.  Picture: Eddie Mitchell
SCENE Police at the location of the fatal accident. Picture: Eddie Mitchell
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A YOUNG girl has died after she was hit by a motorcycle in Bursledon this evening.

The child was walking across Hamble Lane with members of her family at 7pm when she was hit.

She was taken to Southampton General Hospital, where she later died.

Hampshire Constabulary is currently at the scene and is investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.

No-one else was injured.

The girl’s age is unknown.

The road has been closed at Portsmouth Road and Pound Lane while an examination of the scene takes place.

Diversions are in place at Grange Road and Hound Road.

Witnesses who saw the collision or either the child or motorcycle beforehand are asked to call Sgt Andy Lynch on 101.