Schoolgirl knocked over crashing the road

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A 15-year-old was rushed to hospital after she was knocked down by a car while crossing the road.

The teenager was hit on Washway Lane in St Helens at around 3.30pm on Tuesday (April 20).

She suffered cuts and bruises, and her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The man behind the wheel of the car stopped at the scene.

A spokesman for Merseyside Police confirmed there were called the incident and are investigating.

Officers closed Washway Lane while emergency services attended.