Driver leaves scene after 11-year-old boy injured in crash near St Albans

A collision on St Albans Road, Watford has left an 11-year-old boy with injuries

A collision on St Albans Road, Watford has left an 11-year-old boy with injuries - Credit: Google Earth

An 11-year-old boy has sustained injuries after a crash in Hertfordshire.

A blue Volkswagen Polo collided with the boy at around 5.10pm on St Albans Road, Watford last Thursday (March 3).

Hertfordshire Constabulary said that they immediately attended the collision, but the driver was not at the scene.

PC Ian Key, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit said that the boy was not seriously injured in the crash.

PC Key said: "Thankfully the child was not seriously injured, sustaining only bruising and minor cuts.

"Nevertheless, it would have been a frightening experience for all involved."

The car involved was believed to be a VW Polo model from between 2002 and 2005.

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Hertfordshire Constabulary launched an appeal for witnesses, urging drivers with dashcams to come forward and get in touch.

They have since been able to identify the driver and vehicle.