Teenager injured in hit and run in Barnsley

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A teenager boy has been seriously injured in a hit and run collision in Thurnscoe.

The 16-year-old boy was walking along Barrowfield Road towards Thurnscoe when the accident happened at about 10.10pm on Wednesday.

Police believe a car travelling along Barrowfield Road towards Bolton-on-Dearne hit the two teenagers and failed to stop at the scene.

The car is believed to be a small dark coloured vehicle, possibly a hatchback, and it may have been damaged.

The boy is in hospital being treated for serious injuries. The girl suffered minor injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information about the whereabouts of the vehicle to call 101 quoting incident number 1171 of 17 September 2014. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.