Girl airlifted to hospital with 'life-changing injuries' after being hit by a lorry after school

A GIRL was airlifted to hospital suffering "life-altering" injuries after being hit by a lorry today, police have said.

The child was rushed to hospital after the shocking incident around 3.50pm in Nottingham.


Police closed off Torkard Way in Hucknall between Station Road and Baker Street in Hucknall following the horror collision.

Photos at the scene showed police officers next to an HGV truck on the cordoned-off road.

Nottinghamshire Police urged drivers with dash-cam footage and local residents with CCTV that may help their investigation to contact them.

Police Sergeant Michael Corey of Nottinghamshire Police said: "We are working hard to understand exactly what happened.

"The child has been taken to hospital in the air ambulance and her injuries have been described as life altering.

"If you witnessed this incident or have any information please call us on 101, quoting incident 551 of 10 June 2021.

"We’d also like to hear from any drivers who may have recorded dash-cam footage or any local residents who may have CCTV footage which could help us with our investigation."

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