Police appeal for witnesses to crash in Old Road, Clacton, which has left a teenage moped driver in hospital with serious leg injuries

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash involving a car and two mopeds in Essex that has left a teenage casualty in hospital with a serious leg injury.

The collision happened at around 4.55pm yesterday in Old Road, Clacton, near the junction with Key Road.

Ambulance paramedics attended to a 17-year-old boy who had been riding one of the motorbikes and was taken to hospital, where he remains with a serious injury.

The driver of the car, a dark coloured people carrier, did not stop at the scene, continuing along Old Road, before turning right into St Andrews Road.

Investigating officer, Pc Jason Howard said: “I would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision, especially if they have any information about the car that did not stop at the scene.”


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Any one with any information is asked to contact Pc Howard at the Stanway Road Policing unit on 101 or by email 2472@essex.pnn.police.uk. They can also contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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