An arrest has been made after a teenage girl was left with serious injuries following a collision in Hitchin yesterday. 

Police were called just after 5pm on Thursday, December 6, to reports of a crash in Nightingale Road in Hitchin.

An ambulance, a senior paramedic, and a BASICS car were sent to the scene following a call just before 5.30pm, and an air ambulance also attended.

A pedestrian and a black Vauxhall were involved. The pedestrian, a teenage girl, was taken to Luton and Dunstable Hospital to be assessed.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson described her injuries as "serious", but according to Herts police they are not thought to be life threatening or life changing.

A man in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene.

Witnesses or anyone with information about the incident can report it online at, via an online webchat at or by calling 101, quoting ISR 539 of 6 December.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or complete their untraceable online form at