Cyclist, 11, injured in Gosport hit-and-run

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A YOUNG girl was injured after a car crashed into her and drove off.

The 11-year-old was cycling across Heritage Way at its junction with Elson Road, Gosport, at 8am yesterday, when a black vehicle collided with her.

Officers investigating the incident are appealing for anyone who may have witnesses the collision or who knows the identity of the driver to come forward

Hampshire police spokeswoman

She was knocked off her bike and suffered minor injuries.

The girl was treated at Gosport War Memorial Hospital walk-in centre.

The vehicle – described by police as ‘medium-sized’ – continued north along Heritage Way towards the A32 Fareham Road, Hampshire police said.

A spokeswoman added: ‘Officers investigating the incident are appealing for anyone who may have witnesses the collision or who knows the identity of the driver to come forward.’

Call Acting Police Sergeant James Chapman, from Havant Roads Policing Unit, on 101, quoting 44160177004.