Child hit by ambulance responding to emergency call

A three-year old boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by an ambulance that was responding to a 999 call.

South East Coast Ambulance Service confirmed that an ambulance had hit a child on Horsham Road, Littlehampton, at approximately 10.40am.

The boy was assessed at the scene before being taken to Worthing Hospital for further checks.

The boy is believed to be doing well and his injuries are not thought to be serious.

Police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.