Man Arrested After Child Hurt In Hit-And-Run

31 July 2017, 10:21

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A man has been arrested after a four-year-old girl was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run in Southampton.

Police and paramedics were called to Denzil Avenue on Thursday night.

The girl suffered a broken leg and was taken to Southampton General Hospital.

The silver Ford Focus was later found in Fanshaw Street and police have now arrested a 45-year-old man.

He's being held on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop and failing to report a collision.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call 101 quoting reference '44170289565'.