Young girl dies after being struck by car in Gosnells

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UPDATE: Police have confirmed the 3 year-old girl has passed away after being hit by a white, 2005 model Toyota Hilux utility.

It is understood she ran across the road near Gosnells Baptist Church and was struck by the vehicle.

Major Crash investigators have appealed for anyone who saw the crash, the vehicle or the girl prior to the crash to come forward.

EARLIER: A young girl has been taken to Armadale Hospital with critical injuries after being hit by a car this morning.

The child was taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Albany Highway in Gosnells at 6.25am.

Albany Highway is currently closed between Vera and Verna Streets.

More to follow.