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14-year-old girl left unconscious at roadside in Rushcliffe hit-and-run collision

Police investigating a suspected hit-and-run crash that left a 14-year-old girl unconscious by the side of a road are seeking help from the public.

The girl suffered potentially life-altering injuries after the collision with a car on the A52 Grantham Road, near Upper Saxondale.

It was reported the motorist stopped briefly but then drove off and has not yet been traced.

Investigating officers now want to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has dash-cam footage which could help with their inquiries.

The girl and her friend had got off a bus at the Henson Lane bus stop at around 3.40pm on 3 September 2022 when the incident took place.

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As they crossed the road the 14-year-old was reportedly hit by a car, which was described as dark in colour and as having a rounded bonnet.

Police Constable Kirsty MacDonald, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “A girl was left with serious injuries that have required hospital treatment and continue to impact on her daily life.

“It is extremely important that anyone with information about this incident gets in touch with the police right away, so that we can better establish exactly what happened.

“We would ask anyone who was in the area at the time, particularly those with dash-cam fitted to their vehicle, to get in touch with us immediately, as they may be able to assist us with our inquiries.”

Anyone who has information or dash-cam footage of the incident should call 101, quoting incident 456 of 3 September 2022 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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