Girl, 11, hit after stepping in front of oncoming car

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A girl aged 11 escaped serious injury after she stepped out in front of a car and was hit.

The accident happened at 5.20pm on Thursday outside the Jet Petrol Station on Barnsley Road, Wath-on-Dearne.

The girl, of West Melton, Rotherham, was thrown on to the car’s windscreen before falling into the road.

She was taken to Sheffield Children’s Hospital but later discharged.

The red Megane was being driven by a 59-year-old man, from Brampton Brierlow, Rotherham, in the direction of Barnsley.

n Call police on 101 quoting incident number 826 of 6 June 2013.