15 Year Old Hit By Car In Poole
Traffic officers in Poole are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a fail to stop collision in the Oakdale area of the town.
The collision, involving a pedestrian on a skateboard and a car, occurred at approximately 5.30pm on Sunday 13 May 2012 along Bailey Crescent.
The victim, a 15-year-old boy from Poole,sustained severe swelling to his wrist and a suspected broken bone in his thumb.
Police Constable Julie Payne, of Dorset Police Traffic Unit, said:
“The victim was skateboarding along the nearside carriageway of Bailey Crescent when a car approached him from behind.
“As the car attempted to overtake him, the nearside door mirror struck the teenager on his right hand side.
“This did not cause any injury to him but the force caused the victim to loose his balance and fall off his skateboard,resulting in the injuries.
“The vehicle involved has been described as a silver Nissan Micra with two occupants.
“The driver slowed down but did not stop.
“I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this collision, or anyone with information about the car involved, to contact police urgently.”
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 13:462. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.