Wembley hit-and-run: Boy, 12, in critical condition after collision

13 September 2019, 21:17 | Updated: 24 October 2019, 11:06

A 12-year-old boy has been seriously injured in a hit-and-run
A 12-year-old boy has been seriously injured in a hit-and-run. Picture: PA

By Megan White

A 12-year-old boy is in a critical condition after a hit-and-run in Wembley.

He was knocked down by a white Nissan SUV, which has been left with a broken headlight, around 4pm on Friday at the junction of Grande Parade and Forty Avenue.

The victim was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, where he remains.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Officers from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are appealing for information following a fail to stop collision this evening that has left a young boy in a critical condition.

“Police were called by the London Ambulance Service on Friday, 13 September at 16:07 hours to a collision in Grande Parade/Forty Avenue, Wembley.

“Officers attended and found a pedestrian, a 12-year-old boy with serious injuries.

“He was taken by the LAS to a north London hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

“His next of kin have been informed.

“The car, a white Nissan SUV (registration number unknown) with a broken headlight made off from the scene.

“No arrests at this stage.”

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