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Witnesses sought to hit-and-run collision in Eastbourne

News   •   Apr 26, 2019 08:24 BST

Police are appealing for the driver of a blue Subaru or similar type car which was involved in a collision with a teenage pedestrian on the B2191 Willingdon Drove, Eastbourne, to come forward.

The collision occurred at approximately 6.10pm on Thursday (25 April) at Willingdon Drove's junction with Sevenoaks Road. Officers also want to talk to any witnesses.

The casualty, a 15-year-old boy, was crossing Willingdon Drove when he was hit by the car. The car failed to stop and turned into Sevenoaks Road. The boy sustained a leg injury and was treated at the Conquest Hospital, St Leonards-on-Sea.

Anyone who saw what happened, who may have dash-cam footage or who has other relevant information is asked to contact police online or by phoning 101, quoting serial 1172 of 25/04. The driver of the car is also being asked to make contact without delay.

Author: Nigel Jarrett

Ref: SXP54575/2019