A CHILD was taken to hospital after he was hit by a Japanese car.

An eight-year-old boy was in struck by a silver Toyota Avensis at around 4.30pm on Saturday on Cranworth Road in Worthing.

He suffered serious injuries to his foot and was taken to Southampton Hospital.

Anyone who saw happened is asked to contact police on collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 951 of 05/03.