A young child has been hit by a car in Campion Road in Calne.

The Wiltshire air ambulance recently left the scene after it landed near to the street around 12.30pm today.

Police are still at the scene and speaking with those involved.

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They expect to keep the road closed for the rest of the day and people have been urged to avoid the area.

Forensic Collision Investigation Units as well as ambulances were also called to the incident.

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: "We are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision in Calne.

"We were called shortly after 12pm today to a collision between a vehicle and a young child on Campion Close, Calne.

"Officers remain at the scene and are speaking with those involved.

"The road will be closed for some time and we ask drivers to please avoid the area."

A spokesperson for the Great Western Air Ambulance charity confirmed: “Our crew were called just before midday to a road traffic collision involving a young child in Calne.

"They responded in the aircraft with a Critical Care Doctor and Specialist Paramedic on board, assisting the other air ambulance and ambulance crews on scene. Our thoughts are with those involved.”

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