A teenage girl has been rushed to hospital after being knocked down outside a primary school. 

The 14-year-old was reportedly hit by a Skoda car at around 4.20pm near to Castlefield Primary School in East Kilbride. 

The incident is said to have taken place on Lickprivick Road in Greenhills. 

The teenager was rushed to Hairmyres Hospital for treatment.  

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It is understood that she is now in a stable condition and that her injuries were not life-threatening. 

PC Lucie Black told the East Kilbride News: "A female youth, aged 14, was involved in a road accident on Lickprivick Road, East Kilbride at around 4.20pm on Tuesday, June 4.

"She was struck by a vehicle near to the school and taken to Hairmyres Hospital for assessment.

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"Her injuries were not life-threatening and no charges were brought against the driver."