Teenager hospitalised after car hit-and-run near Gainsborough

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Investigators are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was hospitalised in a hit-and-run near Gainsborough.

Nottinghamshire Police were called to the A631 near Beckingham after a man was struck by a car which failed to stop at around 11.15am on Tuesday, April 26.

The injured man, aged 19, was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition, receiving treatment for a head injury.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who has not already come forward who saw a silver estate car driving in the village hall car park in Beckingham around 11am to 11.15am, or anyone who saw a man running in the carriageway.

Detective Inspector Mat Healey said: “We have had a number of witnesses already get in touch but we want to hear from anyone and everyone who witnessed what happened or the moments leading up to it.

“The pedestrian suffered serious injuries as a result of this collision and efforts are continuing to trace the driver of the silver estate, who did not stop at the scene after colliding with the man.

Police at the scene of an incident on the A631 at Beckingham. Photo: Chris Etchells

Police at the scene of an incident on the A631 at Beckingham. Photo: Chris Etchells

“At this stage we believe the injured man was known to the driver.”

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 225 of 26 April 2016 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police at the scene of an incident on the A631 at Beckingham. Photo: Chris Etchells

Police at the scene of an incident on the A631 at Beckingham. Photo: Chris Etchells

Police at the scene of an incident on the A631 at Beckingham. Photo: Chris Etchells

Police at the scene of an incident on the A631 at Beckingham. Photo: Chris Etchells