Boy, 9, seriously injured after hit-and-run crash while cycling
A nine-year-old boy was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car while riding his bike.
The driver, who was travelling in a black or dark-coloured Seat Leon, fled the scene after the collision just before 6pm on Saturday in Wesley Avenue, Aston.
The boy remains in hospital in a stable condition.
Police have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to come forward and have released a CCTV image of the car in the hope of tracing the driver.
It comes as a family of five were injured after being involved in a hit-and-run crash with a speeding driver in Sheffield on Friday evening.
A five-year-old boy also required hospital treatment following that incident and was ‘in and out of consciousness’ on Saturday, according to his mum.
Anyone with information about the Aston hit-and-run should call 101 and quote incident 783 of 18 September 2021.
Alternatively information can be given anonymously via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.