Teenage girl seriously hurt by hit-and-run driver in York

The shops on Moorcroft Road, York. Photograph © Google Street View
10 Oct 2016 @ 10.03 pm
| Crime, News

A 17-year-old girl was hit by a car and seriously injured in York – and the driver failed to stop.

Police in York are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened near the shops on Moorcroft Road at around 4pm on Tuesday, October 4.

A red car collided with the girl, before leaving the scene without stopping. The victim suffered a sprained ankle and fracture pelvis as a result of the collision.

Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw the car prior to hitting the girl, or who witnessed the actual collision to contact them.

They are also appealing to the driver to come forward and to anyone else who may have information that could help identify the driver, to contact the police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and ask for the Force Control Room
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Quote reference number 12160183490