A FOUR-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital following an incident on Broad Street, Cowdenbeath, this morning.

The youngster was struck by a vehicle outside Cowdenbeath Primary School, prompting an emergency response.

The Scottish Ambulance Service despatched a critical care team who have taken the young boy to Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy.

His current condition is unknown at this time.

A spokesperson for the ambulance service said: “We received a call today at 0906 hours to attend an incident on Broad Street in Cowdenbeath. We dispatched one ambulance and a critical care paramedic to the scene. We transported one child patient to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Officers are currently in attendance at Broad Street in Cowdenbeath following a road traffic incident involving a car a four-year-old pedestrian.  Ambulance are on scene."