A small child has been seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash in Inverness.
Police are currently investigating the circumstances around the incident after being called to the scene on Springfield Gardens at around 7.45pm last night.
A four-year-old child is understood to have been involved.
Officers say the youngster was struck by a small black car which then failed to stop at the scene.
The child was taken to Raigmore Hospital for treatment.
A spokesman for the force confirmed officers are looking for members of the public who may have information to step forward.
He added: “Anyone with information relating to the collision or the vehicle involved is urged to contact Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”