Stevenage man arrested after toddler seriously injured in hit-and-run

PUBLISHED: 13:02 06 November 2017 | UPDATED: 14:18 06 November 2017

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A man has been arrested after a toddler was seriously injured in an alleged hit-and-run incident on Friday.

Police were called to Fortuna Close in Stevenage just after 6.30pm to reports that a child had been found lying seriously injured.

The child, a toddler, was taken to Stevenage’s Lister Hospital for assessment before being transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge – where they remain in a serious but stable condition.

A 23-year-old man from Stevenage has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of a collision, GBH, driving otherwise in accordance with a licence and driving without insurance.

Police say he has been released on bail while investigations continue.

If you have any information that could assist officers with their enquiries, please call 101 quoting ISR 658 of November 3.

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