Isle of Wight Police are appealing for a motorist to come forward after a young cyclist was injured in a collision in Sandown. The six-year-old girl from Sandown was cycling along Salisbury Way at around 2pm on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 when a collision involving a car took place.
The cyclist fell from her bike and received injuries, which were not life threatening.
Investigating officer PC Simon Richardson of the Isle of Wight Roads Policing Unit (RPU) said:
“Officers were told that the car was a silver people c= arrier style vehicle and that the driver did stop after the collision to ch= eck on the cyclist’s condition. However, we understand the motorist drove away shortly afterwards without leaving her details. I’m appealing for this driver to come forward so we can establish the full circumstances surrounding this collision. The driver was described as a middle aged woman with sho= ulder length blonde hair.
“Police would also like to hear from anyone who saw a silver people carrier vehicle in the Salisbury Way and Perowne Way area of Sandown on Tuesday afternoon.”
The driver or anyone with information is asked to contact PC Simon Richards on of the Isle of Wight Roads Policing Unit (RPU) at Shanklin Police Station by phoning 101 or emailing www.hampshire.police.uk/Internet/contact/message_officer.htm.
From outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, call police on 0845 045 45 45. Mini-Com users can call the police on 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
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