Witness appeal after boy hurt in Somerset hit-and-run

-Credit: (Image: Newcastle Chronicle)
-Credit: (Image: Newcastle Chronicle)


Police are appealing for dashcam footage and witnesses after a boy was injured in a fail-to-stop collision in Somerset. The crash between a van and a bike happened in Mantle Street, Wellington, at about 8.45am on Thursday, May 30.

The cyclist, who is a teenage boy, sustained minor physical injuries, which did not require hospital treatment. The driver of a grey Ford Transit van drove away from the scene after the collision.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: “We’re keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision, or was driving in the surrounding area and may have relevant dashcam showing the vehicle involved.”

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If you can assist the force, contact officers online or on 101 and quote log number 215 of May 30.