A child was rushed to hospital after an accident in Monton. The youngster, believed to be a girl, was struck by a car at the junction of Monton Road and Cavendish Road in the village. One witness said ‘at least 12’ police and emergency vehicles responded to the incident. First Manchester buses announced the accident as they reported disruption to the route 68 service. The scene of the accident is on the main road into Monton village near to the Ellesmere Park area. Police are urging motorists to avoid the area if possible as the accident investigation is ongoing. Got a story or an issue you want us to investigate? Want to tell us about something going on where you live? Let us know – in complete confidence – by emailing [email protected], calling us on 0161 211 2323, tweeting us @MENnewsdesk or messaging us on our Facebook page. You can also send us a story tip using the form here. Join the Manchester Evening News breaking news Facebook group for a place to read and talk about breaking news in Greater Manchester.