POLICE were called after a child was hit by a car in this morning’s rush hour.

The accident happened on Tonge Moor Road, with the junction of Starkie Road, just after 8am.

It involved a Citroen C4 Picasso.

A police spokesman said: “We were called at 8.02am after a collision between a Citroen C4 Picasso and a child.

"The child suffered minor injuries.”