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Girl, two, is rushed to hospital in a serious condition after being hit by a lorry in Birmingham

A toddler has been seriously injured after being hit by a lorry in Birmingham.

The two-year-old girl was rushed to hospital at 3.20pm on Wednesday.

Bystanders rushed to the aid of the youngster until emergency services arrived.

A section of the road was sealed off for three hours as detectives investigated the collision.

The lorry driver stopped at the scene and was helping police with their enquiries.

The two-year-old girl was rushed to hospital at 3.20pm on Wednesday. Pictured: The lorry

A West Midlands Police spokesman said yesterday: 'We are currently on Nechells Park Road, Birmingham after a toddler was hit by a lorry at 3.20pm today.

'The girl was rushed to hospital where she remains in a serious condition.

'Officers from our collision investigation unit are at the scene. We thank you for your patience as the road is currently closed.

'The lorry driver stopped at the scene and is assisting our enquiries.'

Bystanders rushed to the aid of the youngster until emergency services arrived (pictured)

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a critical care paramedic attended the incident.

The youngster was rushed to Birmingham Children's Hospital for specialist treatment.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: 'Ambulance staff arrived on scene to find the pedestrian, a young girl, being cared for by bystanders following a collision with a lorry.'

Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101. 

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