Investigators are appealing for information after a teenage boy suffered serious injuries in a collision in Dartford.

Kent Police say it is understood that a car collided with a pedestrian who was crossing at a set of traffic lights.

Whilst the driver stopped at the scene, she left before details were exchanged and has not yet been identified.

The pedestrian, a 17-year-old boy, suffered a broken leg in the crash and was taken to a local hospital for medical attention.

Now police are appealing for anyone with information and witnesses to come forward.

Kent Police are investigating

Kent Police are investigating

The incident happened at around 12.20pm on Monday 17 May 2021, when a car was involved in a collision with a pedestrian who was crossing at traffic lights in Hawley Road, near the junction with Oakfield Lane.

Hawley Road in Dartford

Hawley Road in Dartford

Investigating officer, PC Andrew Hoodless, said: "It is understood the woman driving the car stopped at the scene but left before any details could be exchanged.

"Our enquiries have not identified the driver at this stage and we are urging her to contact us.

"We are also asking anyone who witnessed the incident to call the appeal line and for drivers with dashcams to check for any footage which could assist the investigation."

Anyone with information should call Kent Police on 01474 366149, quoting reference 17-0991.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or using the anonymous online form on their website.