Driver failed to stop following collision with 12-year-old pedestrian

Officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Roads and Transport Policing Command continue to appeal for information after a 12-year-old boy was injured in a fail to stop collision in Wembley.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service on Friday (13 September) at 4:07pm to reports of a collision in Grand Parade on Forty Avenue, Wembley.

Officers attended and found a boy with serious injuries. He had been attempting to cross Forty Avenue when he was struck by the car.

The boy was taken by the LAS to a north London hospital and has now been discharged following treatment.

The car, a white Nissan SUV (registration number unknown) with a broken headlight made off from the scene.

Detective Constable Rebekah Hymas who leads the investigation said: “I am appealing directly to the driver of this white Nissan to come forward and speak to police. We know that the car momentarily stopped before driving away from the scene so it is clear that the driver would have realised there had been a collision.

“Thankfully the boy is recovering from his injuries, but this could easily have had more serious consequences.”

There has been no arrest at this stage.

Anyone with information on this car or its whereabouts, or anyone with dashcam footage of the incident, should contact the police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 5308/13 September.

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