Young girl taken to hospital after hit-and-run in Weston-super-Mare

PUBLISHED: 13:19 24 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:19 24 August 2018

The accident took place in Shrubbery Road. Picture: Google Maps

The accident took place in Shrubbery Road. Picture: Google Maps

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A seven-year-old girl was rushed to hospital after being hit by a car in Weston-super-Mare on Wednesday.

Police were called to Shrubbery Road at 1pm after the car fled the scene.

The youngster was taken to hospital by ambulance to be treated for her injuries.

A police spokesman said: “The child was released from hospital later that day and is recovering at home with family.

“Enquiries are ongoing to trace the driver.”

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