11-year-old girl in hospital after hit-and-run in Greenwich

An 11-year-old girl is in hospital after a hit-and-run incident.

Police officers were called at around 6pm on Tuesday, September 4, to Eynsham Drive in Abbey Wood.

The young girl was hit by walk along the street when she was hit by a silver Skoda Fabia.

The girl was taken by London’s Air Ambulance to a central London hospital where she remains in a serious condition. Her next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the Skoda failed to stop and the car was found abandoned a near to the scene a short time later.

A man was arrested yesterday evening,  September 4, on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident. He remains in custody at a South London police station.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Catford are investigating. Anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw the events following the collision, is asked to contact the witness appeal line on 020 8285 1574 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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