Wed. Aug 10th, 2022

A drive-and-drive motorist who left two teenage girls injured – one seriously – is being chased by police.

Greater Manchester Police said a 14-year-old girl remained in a “serious condition” at the hospital Sunday.

She is said to have suffered ‘life-changing pelvic and abdominal injuries’ in the collision in Bolton city center on Saturday night.

Another girl, who is 17, was treated on the spot by paramedics.

Police said she escaped with minor injuries.

Both girls crossed Great Moor Street in Bolton town center when they were hit by a red Audi A4, which according to police subsequently could not stop.

Police are investigating

It is understood that the collision occurred near the intersection with Newport Street.

No arrests have been made and investigations are underway, the force added.

In a statement, the GMP said: “At 9pm yesterday (Saturday, October 9, 2021), police were called in to report a traffic accident on Great Moor Street in Bolton.

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“A red Audi A4 collided with two females who were crossing the road at the time and subsequently could not stop on the spot.

“A 14-year-old and a 17-year-old were treated on the spot by paramedics.

Greater Manchester Police

“The 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital with life-changing pelvic and abdominal injuries. She remains in a serious condition in hospital.

“The 17-year-old suffered minor injuries.

“No arrests have been made and investigations are under way.”

PC Thomas Berry, from GMP’s Road Policing Unit, appealed to witnesses.

He said “This is a serious traffic accident where the offending vehicle has not stopped, leaving a 14-year-old girl in a serious condition in hospital.

“I’m eager to talk to anyone who may have been in the center of Bolton at the time of the collision and saw an older model dark red Audi A4 in the area.

“Anyone with information or dashcam footage should contact the 101 police with incident number 3118-09 / 10/2021.

“Reports can be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

No further details have been revealed.

The car remains excellent.

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