‘Child falls from car’ onto busy road as motorists urged to stay away by police

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Police have closed off a major road in Grimsby after a child reportedly fell out of a car.

One passing motorist claims to have seen a young child "being cradled by an adult" on the A180 in Grimsby as police officers close the road in the westbound direction near Birchin Way.

Another eyewitness said the girl fell out of the side door of the vehicle, but this has not yet been confirmed by authorities, GrimsbyLive reports.

In a statement Humberside Police said: "Emergency Services are currently dealing with an incident on the A180 at the Birchin Way roundabout and closures are currently in place.

"Please avoid the area where possible."

The are major tailbacks on the A180, with around seven police cars on the scene as well as an ambulance.

Media at the scene has reported that traffic officers appear to be focusing their attention on a black Kia, which is partially parked on the central reservation with its side door open.

A passing motorist told GrimsbyLive he heard the screams of a child who seemed to have fallen from the vehicle as it turned into the A180.

He said several people rushed to assist the girl.

There appears to be a booster seat in the back of the black Kia.

The Daily Star has approached Humberside Police for an update.

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