All four pedestrians taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow

A woman and three children were hit by a car in South Lanarkshire in Scotland on Wednesday afternoon, the emergency services have said.

Ten crews were sent to the scene in the town of Carluke at just after 3pm, according to the Scottish Ambulance Service.

All four pedestrians were later taken to hospital in nearby Glasgow. The extent of their injuries is currently unknown.

An ambulance service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 15:07hrs to attend an incident on Kirkton Street, Carluke and dispatched 10 resources to the scene.

“One female in her twenties and three children have been transported to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow.”

Inspector William Broatch, from Motherwell Road Policing Unit, said that emergency services remain at the junction between James Street and Kirkton Street in Carluke.

A staff member at the nearby Kirkton Inn told the PA news agency that a road had been closed and that police and ambulance vehicles were in attendance.