A TEN-YEAR-OLD girl has sustained injuries after being hit by a car.

The crash happened in Houghton Road, Thurnscoe, near to the junction with School Street, at about 11am on Sunday, August 25.

A silver Citroen Picasso was travelling in the direction of Goldthorpe when it was in collision with the young pedestrian, causing a broken jaw and cuts to her face.

The police would like to speak to anyone who saw the car, or the child, prior to the incident. Witnesses are asked to call 101, quoting incident number 461 of 25 August 2013, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.