A YOUNG girl had her leg broken after a crash in Basildon.

Police are investigating the serious crash which happened on Monday at 7.40am.

A red Nissan Qashqai and the 11 year-old girl were involved in the collision on Eastmayne near to the Sainsbury’s store.

It was reported the girl was crossing the road at traffic lights at the time.

The car failed to stop at the scene while the girl sustained a broken leg and bruising and was left in shock.

Anyone with information, CCTV or dash cam footage should call 101 quoting incident 165 of 20 January or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.