Boy, 5, suffers ‘serious leg injury’ in hit-and-run outside Halifax Asda store

A five-year-old boy was rushed to hospital after being hit by a Vauxhall Mokka that failed to stop in a car park in Halifax.

West Yorkshire Police say the incident happened at Asda in Thrum Hall Lane close to the cash machines yesterday (Friday). The car involved is believed to be a white Vauxhall Mokka that failed to stop at the scene.

A spokesperson for the force confirmed that the little boy was taken to the hospital and suffered a serious leg injury. Police are now appealing to witnessing who saw the collision or has any footage which may assist them in their investigation.

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Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has footage that may assist this investigation is asked to contact PC 5138 Jones at the Western Roads Policing Unit on 101, or by using the LiveChat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website. The log reference is 1432 of 16 December.

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