Police appeal after girl, 5, breaks leg in collision

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Police are appealing for information after a collision in Morecambe in which a five-year-old girl was seriously injured.

The incident happened at around 5.45pm on Monday October 6 in Euston Road.

A Citroen Xsara car is believed to have been travelling in the direction of Morecambe town centre when it was involved in a collision with the child.

The girl was taken to Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool and is thought to have suffered a serious break to her right leg.

The road was closed for more than two hours following the collision.

Sgt Finn Quainton of Lancashire Police’s Road Policing Team said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision to get in touch so that we can establish how this incident occurred.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1042 of 6th October.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.