A CHILD was hit by a car on one of Swindon's busiest roads.

Police have shut Queens Drive in one direction from Drakes Way roundabout to Frobisher Drive while they deal with the traffic accident.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said: "We were called just before 7pm today to a collision between a car and a child of 11 or 12 years old.  Ambulance are on-scene. 

"It’s not clear as to the extent of the child’s injuries at this stage. The incident is on-going."