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.”

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.