A YOUNG boy was rushed to hospital today after he was knocked down by a van.

He was it by the vehicle at around 12.05pm in the West End of Glasgow.

Police said the boy is believed to be nine or 10-years-old.

Emergency services raced to the scene in Argyle Street, outside Kelvingrove Art Gallery, and took the boy to Yorkill Hospital for treatment.

His condition is not yet known.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Around 12.05pm a young boy was hit by a van on Argyle Street outside Kelvingrove Art Gallery.

"An ambulance was attended and the boy was taken to hospital for treatment.

"The driver was left uninjured."

Police said a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.