A 12 year old girl has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after a serious road accident on the A78.

Road policing officers are appealing for information following a serious road crash on the A78 between Saltcoats and Seamill.

Around 3.50pm on Monday, 3 June, 2024, police received a report of a collision involving a 12-year-old female pedestrian and a blue Nissan Note on Ardrossan Road, Seamill.

Emergency services attended and the 12-year-old girl was airlifted to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow. Medical staff describe her condition as critical.

The female driver of the Nissan car was uninjured.

Sergeant Chris Hoggans said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the incident and I am appealing to anyone who was in the area, who may have witnessed the incident to contact us. If anyone has dash cam equipment, please check the footage as it could hold images which could assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2330 of Monday, 3 June, 2024.