Woman suffers serious head injuries following taxi hit and run

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a serious injury road traffic collision yesterday.

Shortly after midnight a woman got out of a taxi in Sherfield Drive, which was then in collision with her.

The driver did not stop at the scene.

The woman sustained a serious head injury and was taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

The vehicle involved was a black London-style taxi.

Police are trying to trace the driver of a black taxi that would have picked the woman up from Reading town centre and dropped her back to the student halls of residence which were in Sherfield Drive between 11.50pm on Tuesday and 12. 05am on Wednesday.”

– Investigating officer, PC Gareth Miles