Boy hurt in Balby hit and run

AN 11-year-old boy was left needing hospital treatment when he was the victim of a hit and run on one of Doncaster’s busiest roads.

The boy suffered a fractured kneecap, bruised ribs and cuts and bruises when he collided with a vehicle in Balby Road, Balby, at around 5pm yesterday, police said.

A passer-by tried to run after the vehicle to stop it following the collision which happened near to the junction with Carr Hill.

The boy, who was wearing a white top, was taken to Doncaster Royal Infirmary and was discharged after treatment.

The vehicle involved in the crash is unknown.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to call 0114 220 20 20.