Police Appeal for Hit and Run Driver

Police are asking the the driver of a car that left the road and hit three pedestrians to come forward.

The fail-to-stop collision happened in Costessey on Saturday (January 8).

The incident happened at about 5.50pm on Norwich Road, close to the Cherry Tree pub, when a black Peugeot 206 left the road and collided with three pedestrians.

A 47-year-old man and a 12-year-old girl suffered slight injuries while a 14-year-old boy suffered serious head injuries and remains in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in a stable condition.

The Peugeot was recovered a short while after the incident on Darrell Road in Larkman and has the registration X707HPP.

Sgt Geoff Bowers said: “I would like to make a direct appeal to the driver of the Peugeot to come forward and do the right thing.

This was a nasty collision which has left a 14-year-old boy in hospital with serious injuries. I would appeal to anyone who may have seen the vehicle prior to the incident or immediately after to contact police as they could hold vital information.”

Enquiries to trace the driver of the Peugeot, which was not registered, continue.

Anyone with information should contact Norfolk Police on 0845 456 4567.