April 29, 2021 8.07 am This story is over 15 months old

Boy, 12, struck by hit and run driver in Caistor

He has been left with potentially life changing injuries

A 12-year-old boy is in hospital with potentially life changing injuries after he was knocked down by a hit and run driver in Caistor.

Lincolnshire Police have issued an appeal for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage.

The boy is believed to have been struck by a vehicle while crossing Grimsby Road, at around 9.50pm on Wednesday evening (April 28).

The vehicle did not stop at the scene.

Eyewitnesses have reported seeing a dark-coloured car at the time, possibly a BMW, which drove up the hill and out of the town.

The boy was taken to hospital with potentially life-changing but not life-threatening injuries.

Anyone who saw the collision, has dashcam footage or any information which could help investigations is being asked to call 101, quoting Incident 423 of April 28.