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Pavement crash leaves Barking girl, 16, with fractured skull

PUBLISHED: 16:19 17 January 2017 | UPDATED: 16:28 17 January 2017

Havering has welcomed 20 more officers as part of the Met's new neighbourhood policing model. Picture: Joe Gideens

Havering has welcomed 20 more officers as part of the Met's new neighbourhood policing model. Picture: Joe Gideens

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A teenage girl is in hospital with a fractured skull and collar bone after a driver mounted a pavement in a hit-and-run.

Police are appealing for information after Friday’s crash at 5.15pm in Ripple Road Barking.

After the crash, which was near the junction with Blake Avenue, the suspect drove away in a Mercedes toward Barking town centre, leaving the 16-year-old with a fractured skill and collar bone along with cuts to her head, legs and arms.

Paramedics took her to an east London hospital, where she is in a serious but stable condition.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash or anyone who has information about the Mercedes of its driver.

The car is likely to have damage to its front as pieces of plastic trim and shard of number plate were found at the scene. Police say the damage is likely to be near the bottom of the car’s front but the bonnet and front wings may also be damaged.

Anyone with information can call police on 020 8345 4955 or contact @MetCC on Twitter.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No arrests have yet been made.


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