Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision on Ladgate Lane in Middlesbrough today, which has left a 12-year-old girl seriously injured.
Officers were called at around 6:25pm to reports of a collision near to Overdale Road between the pedestrian and a black Chevrolet Sparks.
The girl has been taken to James Cook University Hospital with serious head injuries, and officers are providing support to the family. No-one else was injured in the collision.
The road is currently closed while investigations continue into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Witnesses are asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.