Schoolgirl, 11, dies in hospital after being hit by car

An 11-year-old girl has tragically died after being hit by a car in Coventry.

The young girl was rushed to hospital after she was struck by a Toyota Verso at around 6.10pm on Tamworth Road on Thursday.

She passed away in hospital in the early hours of Monday morning, West Midlands Police announced today.

The driver, 53, of the Toyota Verso required medical attention after the crash.

Officers said they were looking to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

A statement from West Midlands Police says: ‘The family of the girl is now being supported by specialist officers as our investigation continues.

‘We’re keen to hear from anyone with dash cam footage, or who was in the area at the time and has not spoken to us already.’

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