Driver mounts pavement and hits teenager in Dudley before fleeing scene
A driver mounted a pavement and hit a teenager before fleeing from the scene.
The 17-year-old boy had to be taken to hospital with leg injuries after the crash in Aintree Way, Dudley, at about 9.10pm yesterday.
Police are appealing for information to identify the car and driver.
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "We’re investigating after a car mounted the pavement and hit a teenager in Aintree Way, Dudley, at around 9.10pm yesterday.
"The vehicle left the scene and the 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital with leg injuries.
"Enquiries to identify the car and driver are under way and anyone with information is asked to contact us."
Murray MacGregor, spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "We were called to the junction of Aintree Way and Dibdale Road in Dudley at 9.15pm to reports of an RTC involving a car and a pedestrian.
"An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the MERIT Trauma Doctor and Critical Care Paramedic were sent to the scene.
"An off duty paramedic also came across the incident and stopped to assist.
"The teenage boy had suffered potentially serious injuries. He was assessed and treated at the scene before being taken to Russells Hall Hospital by ambulance."
Anyone with information is asked to contact police quoting crime reference number 20DY/116474A/20.
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