POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an 11-year-old girl was hit by a car as she used a pedestrian crossing in Leigh.
After the collision, which occurred at about 4.45pm on Monday, August 24, the blue car involved initially stopped but then left the scene.
The girl suffered a broken leg in the collision, which occurred on the A13 London Road, at the pedestrian crossing near to Waitrose.
Any witnesses to the collision or anyone who may know the identity of the driver should contact Pc Jason Mowbrey at the Rayleigh Road Policing Unit on 0300 333 4444.
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