Teenage girl taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Hitchin

A teenage girl was involved in a collision with a car in Hitchin today

A teenage girl was involved in a collision with a car in Hitchin today - Credit: Archant

A teenage girl was involved in a collision with a car in Hitchin this afternoon.

The 17-year-old was hit by a car on Walsworth Road at around 1.40pm today.

She suffered injuries to her leg and was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage.

A spokesman for the ambulance service confirmed she was conscious and breathing, with her injuries not believed to be life threatening.