Police appeal after boy injured in hit and run

Police appeal after boy injured in hit and run

Police are appealing for information following a hit and run yesterday afternoon which left a six-year-old boy with facial injuries. 

The boy was struck by a grey Skoda Fabia car while crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing on West Approach Road at around 4.40pm 

Emergency services attended and the boy was taken to hospital.  He is being treated for facial injuries. 

Sergeant Peter Scott, of Edinburgh Road Policing Unit, said: “We’re appealing to anyone who witnessed this incident, or has relevant dash cam footage, to get in touch. I would also appeal directly to the driver of the car involved, to come forward.

“The grey Skoda Fabia sustained damage to the nearside fog lamp and nearside mirror. If anyone has information which could help to identify this car, then please get in touch.”

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2629 of 6 November, 2020.

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