Girl, 14, injured in Sunderland hit-and-run

Riverview Health Centre, Borough Road, Sunderland.
Riverview Health Centre, Borough Road, Sunderland.
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Police are hunting a hit-and-run driver who knocked over and injured a teenage girl in Sunderland.

The incident happened at about 9.40pm on Saturday, July 9, on Borough Road outside Riverview Health Centre in the city centre.

The 14-year-old received hospital treatment for her injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening.

The driver of the vehicle - thought to be a black 4x4 style vehicle - drove off after hitting the girl and did not stop at the scene.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and appealing for witnesses to trace the driver.

Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 1243 of 090716 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.