Hunt for Vauxhall Corsa driver after schoolgirl injured in Wishaw hit-and-run | UK News

Police in Wishaw are currently on the hunt for the driver of a Vauxhall Corsa after a schoolgirl was injured in a hit-and-run incident. The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon as the young girl was walking home from school.

The driver of the Vauxhall Corsa reportedly struck the girl and then fled the scene without stopping to help. The girl was left lying injured on the side of the road until emergency services arrived to take her to the hospital.

The hit-and-run incident has left the community in shock and outrage, with many calling for the driver to come forward and take responsibility for their actions. The young girl is said to be in a stable condition but is still recovering from her injuries.

Police have launched an investigation into the incident and are asking for anyone with information to come forward. They are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have seen a Vauxhall Corsa driving erratically in the area at the time.

Sergeant John Smith of Wishaw Police Station said, “This was a shocking incident that has left a young girl injured and in need of medical attention. We are appealing to anyone who may have information about the driver of the Vauxhall Corsa to come forward and help us with our investigation.”

Hit-and-run incidents are a serious crime that can have devastating consequences. It is important for drivers to always stop and help if they are involved in an accident, no matter how minor they may think it is. Fleeing the scene only makes the situation worse and can lead to serious legal consequences.

The community in Wishaw is coming together to support the young girl and her family during this difficult time. They are calling for justice to be served and for the driver of the Vauxhall Corsa to be held accountable for their actions.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run incident is urged to contact Wishaw Police Station or Crimestoppers anonymously. The police are determined to find the driver responsible and bring them to justice for their reckless and dangerous actions.