Six-year-old girl dead after being hit by car in Stoke-on-Trent

A little girl has died after reports her and her father were struck by a car in Stoke-on-Trent.

Six-year-old girl dead after being hit by car in Stoke-on-Trent. Staffordshire Police reported that the pair were walking on Saturday evening in Norton when the incident occurred at around 7.15pm. Although passers-by rushed to help, the six-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle is being treated for a head injury and the father is also being treated for his injuries. Staffordshire Police Inspector Lee Robinson said “The girl’s family will be supported by specially-trained officers and our thoughts are with them at this time.

We do not yet understand fully what has happened and so I’d urge people to avoid the area while we investigate and please not to speculate as to the circumstances.

However, I would appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident, or may have CCTV or dashcam footage to get in touch and assist our inquiries.”

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