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Police launch appeal following hit and run resulting in 11-year-old boy suffering minor injuries in Merthyr Tydfil

THE driver of a red car is urged to come forward after failing to stop following a collision in Merthyr Tydfil on Thursday (31st December, 2020).

An 11 year-old boy was crossing Station Road, Dowlais on his scooter when what is believed to be a red Renault Clio hit him, but drove away without stopping.

The boy wasn’t serious injured and made it home – he was taken to hospital by his mother and was treated for scratches and bruising.
An investigation into the incident is now underway.

The driver – believed to be a white man – is urged to come forward, as is anybody who may have witnessed the incident which occurred at approximately 2pm.

Anybody with information should call 101 and give reference *470059.

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