Scunthorpe

Officers investigate Scunthorpe hit and run which left teen needing hospital treatment

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A teenager needed hospital treatment after being struck by a vehicle as he crossed the road with a friend in Scunthorpe.

The incident happened at 4.30pm on Monday, October 31 as the pair walked across Church Lane near to Newlands Avenue.

The boy’s friend was a little further across the road than him when a silver Jeep type vehicle collided with his elbow, causing him to fall to the pavement.

He sought treatment at Scunthorpe General Hospital for bruising and swelling injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, described as a white woman, aged in her 60s, did not stop at the scene and police want to trace her or any witnesses.

Anyone with any information are asked to call 101 referring to log 478 of October 31.