Portsmouth girl, 15, suffers serious facial injuries after being hit by car while using pelican crossing in Drayton

A TEENAGE girl suffered serious facial injuries after being hit by a car while she crossed the road.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 3:37 pm

Officers are investigating the incident that occurred at a pelican crossing in Havant Road, Drayton, on Tuesday, shortly before 8.45am.

A 15-year-old girl was using the crossing on the road between the junctions of Lodge Road and East Cosham Road when she was hit by a car.

She suffered serious facial injuries as a result and following hospital treatment is now recovering at home, according to a spokesman from Hampshire Constabulary.

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The pelican crossing on Havant Road, Drayton. Picture: Google Maps
The pelican crossing on Havant Road, Drayton. Picture: Google Maps

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Now officers are looking for more information about the car believed to have been involved in the incident.

The police spokesman said: ‘The car is a 70 plated silver MG ZS car.

‘Did you see the collision? Do you have dashcam footage of the incident?

‘If so, please call us on 101, quoting reference number 44210244691.’

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