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Scotland: Three children and woman taken to hospital after being struck by car in Carluke, South Lanarkshire

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Three children and a woman in her 20s have been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Motherwell Road Policing Unit said it was called to the scene in James Street, Carluke at 3.10pm.

All four people have been transported to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

Inspector William Broatch said: "Around 3.10pm, police were called to James Street in Carluke, at the junction with Kirkton Street, following a report of a road crash involving a car and four pedestrians - a woman and three children.

"The pedestrians are all being conveyed to hospital for treatment. Emergency services remain at the scene and local diversions are in place."

Paramedics were also called, and emergency services remain at the scene.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We received a call at 15:07hrs to attend an incident on Kirkton Street, Carluke, and dispatched 10 resources to the scene.

"One female in her twenties and three children have been transported to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow."

Anyone with information on the incident can call police on 101, quoting incident 2110 of 27 October.

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