Hinckley Police appealing for information after driver injured 13-year-old cyclist in ‘non-stop’ collision and reportedly drove away

Mason Moore | Hinckley Reporter | 10 March 2022

HINCKLEY POLICE officers are appealing for information following a ‘non-stop’ collision involving a car and a teenage cyclist which happened in Burbage last Tuesday.

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The collision took place around 8am on Wednesday, 2 March, in Brookside, near the junction of Featherstone Drive.

A 13-year-old boy was cycling in the area when a dark-coloured car collided into him and reportedly did not stop at the scene and subsequently drove off from the scene of the incident.

The teenager was treated for injuries at a hospital after the incident and he has since been discharged.

Now, officers want to speak to anybody with any information in relation to the incident.

And, those with details who have not yet passed them on to officers are being encouraged to do so.

Burbage PCSO, Darren Stretton, said: “We appreciate a week has passed since the incident and our enquiries have been ongoing during this time into the collision.

“We are appealing to anyone who witnessed this incident or to anyone who may have any dashcam footage from the area at the time to contact us.”

He continued: “The incident happened last Wednesday morning when a number of people would have been making their way to work or carrying out school runs.

“Please think back to any information you may have and please get in touch with us if you are able to help.”

How to report information to officers

Information can be reported by calling the non-emergency police number of 101, quoting incident number 22*123067.

Alternatively, those who want to pass on details online are able to do so through a portal on the official Leicestershire Police website.

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