Martham: Girl Hurt in Fail to Stop Crash

9 December 2011, 10:54 | Updated: 9 December 2011, 13:47

Police are searching for a driver who failed to stop in Martham in Norfolk after a crash with a 9 year old girl.

The incident took place at around 3.50pm yesterday afternoon, Thursday 8 December 2011, in Repps Road, Martham.

The girl has been left with serious leg injuries.

The 9-year-old was involved in a collision with a light coloured car. The male driver initially stopped at the scene but unfortunately drove off prior to emergency services attending the incident.

He was white, of medium build and believed to be aged in his late 50s. He was around 6ft tall and had stubble.

The girl has been taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston with serious leg injuries.

The collision took place close to the junction with Marlborough Green Crescent and officers are keen to speak to anyone who thinks they may have seen what happened.

They would also appeal for the driver of the car to make contact as he may be able to provide vital information relating to the incident.

Witnesses are asked to contact PC Simone Sutcliffe at Acle Road's Policing at Norfolk Constabulary on 101.

Inspector David Ball from Norfolk Police talks to Heart