A 12-YEAR-OLD has suffered a "slight injury" after being knocked down by a vehicle, police have confirmed.

Officers and paramedics were called to Sutton Heath Road, Thatto Heath this afternoon to reports of collision.

Police say the girl's injuries are not serious.

A police spokesperson said: "We were called at 3.50pm today to Sutton Heath Road to reports of a slight injury road traffic collision involving a 12-year-old girl and a car.

"The driver of the car stopped at the scene."

Police added that there is no further information available at this stage.