A 16-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with a serious head injury where he remains in a critical condition after a hit and run in Broadheath last night.

The incient happened on George Richards Way around 9.00pm.

The driver of the car – a purple Volkswagen Scirocco which is believed to be stolen – failed to stop at the scene.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Sergeant Philip Shaw, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “A young boy has received serious injuries as a result of this collision.

“We are following all available leads to identify the driver in this collision and are hopeful that there are witnesses who were in the area around the time of the collision who may have dash cam footage of this car in the lead up to, during or after the collision.

“If anyone does have information please speak to police as soon as possible as the smallest piece of information could be vital in helping us to complete our investigation.”


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