The scooter driver returned to the scene after initially fleeing.He was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident. He has since been bailed to a date in late August pending further inquiries.
– Detective Sergeant Stephen Pidgeon
"I am appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time of this collision to come forward and speak to officers.
"I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw the scooter involved, a silver Gilera being ridden by a man wearing a black crash helmet, which was travelling south on Church Road prior to the collision."