AN 11-YEAR-OLD girl suffered head injuries in a car accident while walking home from school.

The girl was involved in a collision with a red VW Polo on Walworth Road, Billingham, at around 3.50pm on Tuesday (November 27).

She was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees with a broken arm and head injury and was described as being in a comfortable condition.

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Any witnesses should contact PC Tina Lackenby of the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 213880.