Police in fresh appeal after boy injured in Bothwell hit-and-run

Officers in Lanarkshire are issuing a fresh appeal for information following a hit-and-run involving a child pedestrian in Bothwell.

Police are keen to speak to the driver.

The 13-year-old boy was struck by what is now believed to have been a grey coloured Vauxhall Corsa around 2.30pm on Monday, 5 April on Main Street.

He was taken to Wishaw General Hospital by ambulance with serious injuries, where he remains in a stable condition.Sergeant Andy Shearer of the Road Policing Unit Motherwell said: “Enquires have established that the car involved was a five door grey Vauxhall Corsa, which would appear to have sustained damage to the front passenger headlamp.

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“I am appealing to anyone who might have information, dashcam footage or knowledge of a damaged grey Vauxhall Corsa to get in touch as soon as possible.

“To the driver, I am also making a direct appeal, do the right thing and come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101