A child has been hit by a car this afternoon in the North Coast
A child has been hit by a car this afternoon in the North Coast

Child in serious condition after being hit by a car

A YOUNG girl has been flown to hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a car at Evans Head.

Emergency services were called to Elm St about 4.30pm on Sunday.

The seven-year-old was treated at the scene for head injuries before being airlifted to Brisbane Children's Hospital in a serious condition.

The driver, a woman in her 30s, was uninjured and taken to Lismore Base Hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

A crime scene has been established and police are investigating the circumstances around the crash.