Child suffers head injuries after being hit by car

A CHILD is in hospital after a car and pedestrian incident at Kalbar this afternoon.

Queensland Ambulance Service report the accident occurred on George St just after 3pm.

The boy, believed to be of school-going age, suffered head injuries and was assessed at the scene by paramedics and critical care paramedics.

He was later transferred to Queensland Children's Hospital by rescue helicopter in a stable condition.