Harrogate teenager struck by car

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A91XK7 Police line tape

A teenage girl suffered minor injuries after being struck by a car in Harrogate.

The 16-year-old was hit by a blue Citroen Xsara at the junction of Hookstone Road and Oatlands Drive at around 6pm on Friday, February 7.

Police say she was taken to Harrogate District Hospital where she was treated for minor injuries before being released.

They are now appealing for witnesses and information.

TC Steve James, of North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group, said: “If you were in the area at the time of collision, I ask you to contact the police as soon as possible, as you may have vital information about the incident which could assist my investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Harrogate police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Steve James.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to steve.james117@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk, quoting reference number 12140020749.