Boy, 8, on scooter seriously injured in hit and run crash

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Boy, 8, on scooter seriously injured in hit-and-run crash in New Church Road, Hove
Boy, 8, on scooter seriously injured in hit-and-run crash in New Church Road, Hove

AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy has been seriously injured in a hit and run crash.

Emergency services were called to the crash in New Church Road, Hove, at about 9.10pm on Friday, July 1.

Police said the collision involved a child on a scooter and a car, which left the scene.

“The eight-year-old boy was taken to hospital with serious injuries, while the white vehicle involved left the scene,” a police spokesman said.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash at the junction with Pembroke Gardens, Hove.

If you witnessed it or captured it on dashcam, please email collision.appeal@sussex.police.uk, quoting serial 1418 of 01/07.

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