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Witness appeal after child hurt in hit and run

Police are appealing for witnesses after an 11-year-old girl was hurt in a collision involving a car in Middlesbrough.

The incident happened at around 4pm on Wednesday 23 April at the pedestrian crossing under the foot bridge on Heywood Street.

The vehicle, believed to be white and possibly a Skoda taxi, did not stop at the scene.

The girl suffered bruising to her leg and elbows and minor facial injuries.


Man seriously ill after suspected hit and run

A man is seriously ill in hospital after a suspected hit and run in Durham.

It happened on Cockhouse Lane, Ushaw Moor at 02:30am, Sunday 11th August.

Police say they think a Ford Fiesta collided with the 21 year old pedestrian before driving off at speed.

The man is being treated at Newcastle's RVI for multiple injuries and remains in a serious condition.

The road was closed for seven hours.

Hit and run. Police appeal for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run collision near Dalton on Tees.

On Friday morning, a white Ford Fiesta driven by a woman from Northallerton was hit by another white vehicle.

The vehicle failed to stop at the scene of the crash on the A167 towards Darlington

No one was hurt but police are appealing for any information that could help them with their investigations.

“I’m appealing to the driver of the white vehicle to contact us. He will be aware that he has been involved in a collision due to the severity of the damage to the Fiesta. I am also appealing to anyone who knows of a white vehicle driven by a man which has sustained damage since Friday morning, to get in touch with us.

“I would also like to hear from any witnesses to the actual collision. We understand there was a line of vehicles in the vicinity of the collision, we would like to hear from these drivers too. “

– Traffic Constable Graham Waller of the force’s Roads Policing Group

Tributes paid to hit-and-run teenager

Kirsty Fennon

Tributes are being paid to a teenager from Redcar who died after she was hit by a taxi. 19 year old Kirsty Fennon was hit on the the coast road to Marske on Good Friday and died at the scene.

Friends have left messages via Twitter and Facebook - one said "they say they take the good away from us and that's the truth."

The taxi driver has been bailed while investigations continue. Cleveland police want to hear from witnesses.