Police hunt hit-and-run driver who ploughed into two teenage girls

Police are hunting the driver of an Audi that hit two teenager girls before speeding off. (Greater Manchester Police)
Police are hunting the driver of an Audi that hit two teenage girls before speeding off. (Greater Manchester Police)

Police are hunting for the driver of a car that hit two teenage gils, leaving one with life-changing injuries, before driving off. 

Police said a red Audi A4 hit the girls, aged 14 and 17, as they crossed the road the drove off without stopping.

The 17-year-old suffered minor injuries, but the 14-year-old was girl was taken to hospital with life-changing pelvic and abdominal injuries and remains in a serious condition.

A 14-year-old girl injured in the hit-and-run is in a serious condition in hospital, police said. (Greater Manchester Police)
A 14-year-old girl injured in the hit-and-run is in a serious condition in hospital, police said. (Greater Manchester Police)

Police are now hunting the hit-and-run driver and urging anyone with any information on the incident, which happened at 9pm on Saturday (9 October) on Great Moor Street in Bolton, to get in touch.

No arrests have been made so far and enquiries are ongoing, Greater Manchester Police said.

PC Thomas Berry, from GMP's Roads Policing Unit, said: "This is a serious road traffic collision where the offending vehicle has failed to stop, leaving a 14-year-old girl in a serious condition in hospital.

"I am keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the Bolton town centre at the time of the collision and saw an older model dark red Audi A4 in the area.

"Anyone with information or dash cam footage should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 3118-09/10/2021.

"Reports can be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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