Two teenage pedestrians hospitalised after collision

TWO teenage girls have been hospitalised after being struck by a car in Walkern last night (Tuesday).

Both 17-year-old pedestrians were rushed to Lister Hospital after the ambulance service were alerted to Stevenage Road at 6.20pm.

Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson, who attended the incident, said: “Both of the girls were very lucky indeed not to have received serious injuries following the collision.

“One was thrown in to the field adjacent to the road and received an injury to her ankle and face.

“The other girl involved injured her leg.”

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Paramedics treated them both at the roadside before they were taken to the Lister Hospital in Stevenage.

PC Nikki Hunt said: “Luckily the girls both suffered minor injuries following the collision, which we believed involved a red vehicle.

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“It would appear that the vehicle involved drove off without stopping at the scene and it may be that they did not realise what had happened.

“If this was you I’d urge you to make contact with police.

“Also, if you were in the area and saw the collision, please call me via the non emergency number 0845 3300222.”

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