Emergency response after children hit by vehicle in South Lanarkshire

Emergency services are responding to an incident in South Lanarkshire after several children were hit by a vehicle.

The PA news agency understands a number of children were involved in the accident in Carluke at around 3pm.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We received a call at 15:07hrs to attend a road traffic collision on Kirkton Street, Carluke.

“We’ve dispatched 10 resources to the scene, and the incident is still ongoing.”

An employee at The Kirkton Inn on Kirkton Street said the road had been closed and several police and ambulance service vehicles were in attendance.