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The toddler died in hospital from her injuries. Reuters

A two-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car in Nottingham city centre.

Police were called to the scene of the collision in Bolero Square, near the Capital FM Arena, shortly after 8am on Saturday. (11 July)

The toddler was taken to Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre with life-threatening injuries, where she later died, police confirmed. Tributes have been pouring in on social media for the toddler.

Police forensic officers were at the scene and just hours after the accident, police were seen examining a red Nissan Qashqai which is believed to have been involved in the incident. Police officers are keen to locate the driver of the car.

Sharon Lordan, spokeswoman for Capital FM Arena, told the Nottingham Post: "A serious incident has taken place outside the venue. We are supporting the police with their investigations - we have cameras on site."

No arrests have yet been made. Nottingham Police are urging anyone with information to come forward.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police on 101, referencing incident 87 of July 11.