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Girl, 3, taken to hospital after wave smashes car window

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A three-year-old girl was taken to hospital with facial injuries after a wave smashed the window of a car.

The toddler had been travelling inside the vehicle along the seafront in Scarborough, north Yorkshire, on Sunday when the wave shattered a rear seat window.

Police were called shortly after 4.20pm while the girl was taken to hospital with minor cuts to her face.

North Yorkshire Police later tweeted a warning, urging motorists to "stay away" from the sea.

Watch: Wheelchair user and dog walker caught out as tide comes in at Scarborough

A wheelchair user and dog walker were among those caught out as the tide came in at Scaborough this afternoon.

Despite the threat of a tidal surge – and warnings to stay away from the seafront – some people appeared determined to get a close-up view of the waves.

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