15-year-old girl injured in hit and run

Photo by Christopher Bosman
Photo by Christopher Bosman

A 15-year-old girl was taken to hospital on Valentine’s Day night after she was hit by a car outside Tesco.

The incident happened near to the crossing on Rutland Street just after 6pm on Friday (February 14).

The road was closed for a short time while she was treated.

The girl was taken by ambulance to the Queen’s Medical Centre with a suspected fractured ankle.

Police are hunting the driver who failed to stop after the collision.

Did you see what happened? Call investigating officers on 101.