A SCHOOLGIRL was taken to hospital yesterday following a road accident in Johnstone.

Emergency services rushed to Cochranemill Road after the 11-year-old was struck by a Land Rover, being driven by a 60-year-old man, at around 3.30pm.

The girl suffered minor scrapes to her arms and legs but was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Police said no charges would be pressed in connection with the incident.