Woman seriously injured after car mounts pavement in Bassetlaw hit-and-run

Police are appealing for help after a woman was seriously hurt in a reported hit-and-run crash in Bassetlaw.

Sunday, 23rd August 2020, 1:29 pm
Updated Sunday, 23rd August 2020, 1:33 pm

A 56-year-old woman was hit by a silver or grey-coloured car which mounted the pavement in Gibbet Hill Lane, Scrooby.

The woman, who was thrown into a hedge following the collision, was taken to hospital with serious injuries which are not currently believed to be life-threatening.

The incident happened at around 6.45am today (Sunday, August 23) outside the Riverside Fishery.

Police are investigating a hit-and-run in Bassetlaw.

Sergeant Mark Lee, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: "This was a very serious incident and we urgently need to speak with the driver involved.

“Our investigations are ongoing and I would urge the driver to contact us as soon as possible.

"I am also appealing to anyone who was travelling along Gibbet Hill Lane at the relevant time and witnessed the collision to please come forward and I’m urging any motorists who captured any dashcam footage of the incident to please contact us," Sgt Lee added.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 164 of August 23.

The 101 number is to call when you need to contact Nottinghamshire Police and it’s less urgent than a 999 call.

You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously and in confidence, on 0800 555111.

Visit the Nottinghamshire Police website for further information on how to report incidents in your neigbourhood.

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