A 10-YEAR-OLD girl was taken to hospital after she was hit by a car which allegedly failed to stop at the scene. 

At approximately 1.20pm on Thursday, June 23, a collision occurred on the A352 Dorchester Road near to the junction with Colliers Lane in Wool involving a car and a pedestrian.

The young female pedestrian sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Police have said the driver of the car – a black Peugeot saloon – failed to stop at the scene and headed toward Winfrith along the A352.

Officers investigating the fail-to-stop collision are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

Police Constable Duncan Roberts, of the traffic unit, said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in the area and witnessed what happened to please get in touch.

“I would also urge motorists who were travelling in the area to check their dashcams for any relevant footage to assist my enquiries.

“Finally, I would like to appeal to the driver of the vehicle involved to please come forward so we can take your account of what happened.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/contact, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220100300. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.