A young girl has been taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition after she was hit by a car on a residential street in Mount Colah this afternoon.

The Mounties Care CareFlight Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance shortly before 3:30pm and landed in a park near the scene.

NSW Ambulance road paramedics were on scene providing initial treatment to the girl.

CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic provided additional treatment at the scene, intubating the girl and placing her in an induced coma to stabilise her.

The girl was taken by ambulance to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead receiving ongoing treatment from paramedics and CareFlight’s specialist doctor.