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UPDATED: Police probe Hit and Run In Gillingham after school boy is mowed down

police probe hit and run in gillingham after school boy is mowed down
police probe hit and run in gillingham after school boy is mowed down

Police have launched an investigation following a hit-and-run in King Street in Gillingham on (Wednesday) evening.

A school boy is believed to have had his leg broken in three places after being knocked down by a car that failed to stop and made off from the scene at around 6:10pm.

Witnesses have said that the vehicles involved was silver Mercedes CLK.

A spokesman for Kent Police said : Police were called to King Street, Gillingham at 6.21pm on Wednesday, 22 January 2020 following a report that a teenage pedestrian had been in collision with a car.

South East Coast Ambulance Service were called to the scene. He was taken to a London hospital for treatment to serious but non-life threatening or changing injuries.

It is reported the vehicle left the scene prior to police arrival.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.