Police look for witnesses as young boy is hit by van

The boy was rushed to the South Glasgow Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
The boy was rushed to the South Glasgow Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was hit by a van on the southside of Glasgow.

The 11-year-old was attempting to cross Langside Drive, near to its junction with Monreith Road, when the incident happened.

The Renault Trafic van was being driven by a 47-year-old man, who is said to be uninjured.

The boy was rushed by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and treated for a head injury.

Hospital staff have described his condition as ‘critical but stable’.

Sergeant Jackie Dunbar said today: “Enquiries are continuing into the cause of the crash and I would urge anyone who witnessed it take place, or who has information that may assist this investigation to contact police on 101.”