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Car driver sought after young boy is hurt in Hastings collision

News   •   Jun 25, 2019 07:27 BST

Police are seeking the driver of a car which failed to stop after it was in collision with a four-year-old boy in Hastings Old Town on Saturday (22 June).

The vehicle was a black Volkswagen Golf with a distinctive green sun visor across the top of the windscreen, silver or white alloy wheels, and a blacked-out VW front grille badge.

Following the collision, which occurred in the High Street outside the Blue Dolphin fish-and-chip shop at around 6.45pm, the car made off without stopping.

The pedestrian casualty, a local boy, sustained an injured foot. He was taken to the Conquest Hospital, St Leonards-on-Sea, for treatment to bruising.

The car driver, anyone who saw what happened, or who may have mobile phone, CCTV or dash-cam footage of the incident, is asked to contact Sussex Police online or by phoning 101, quoting serial 1237 of 22/06.

Author: Nigel Jarrett
Ref: SXP54914/2019