Young Lad Hurt in Collision in Hastings – Driver and Witnesses Sought

Driver and witnesses sought after boy is hurt in Hastings collision


Police wish to trace the driver of a black 4×4 or sports utility vehicle which failed to stop at the scene following a collision with a 12-year-old boy in Winchelsea Lane, opposite the Hastings Academy, Ore, shortly before 4pm on Monday (29 January).

The child sustained a fractured right knee and was treated at the Conquest Hospital, St Leonards-on-Sea.

The motorist involved drove off without leaving his details. He is described as a white man, bald or with short,shaved hair.

The investigating officer, PC Steve Dessouki-Harman, from the Polegate roads policing unit, wishes to speak to the driver or anyone who can help identify him. Witnesses to the collision are also sought.

Anyone able to assist is asked to report detailsĀ onlineĀ or to phone 101, quoting serial 817 of 29/01.

Rye’s Own Bulletin Friday 31 January 2018