The incident occurred shortly after 2 p.m. on Tuesday and involved a pedestrian and a car on Pinkie Road in Musselburgh.
The girl was hospitalized, although her injuries are not considered serious.
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The road was temporarily closed as emergency services visited the scene, but it has since been reopened.
The police are investigating the incident.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At around 2:10 pm, officers were called to Pinkie Road in Musselburgh after an accident involving a car and a pedestrian was reported.
“The girl, aged 11, was taken to the hospital for treatment and is not believed to have had any serious injuries.
“The investigation into the circumstances continues.”