Surrey Police are asking for information following an incident on Friday evening, 20 November, in which a 16-year old girl was found injured in Reigate Road at its junction with Chart Lane, Reigate, following what officers believe was a collision with a 4×4 car.
Police said on Tuesday (24 November) that they were investigating the circumstances, and that the girl had suffered “potentially life-changing injuries”.
They added: “Officers were called after the injured girl was found in Reigate Road at the junction with Chart Lane at around 8pm. The girl was treated at the scene and taken to hospital where she remains in a serious condition.
“We believe the girl was involved in a collision with a dark 4×4 car which failed to stop at the scene.
“A 60-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to stop and causing serious injury by dangerous driving. A 64-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of failure to stop and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
“If you witnessed this incident or have any information which could help our investigation, including dashcam or CCTV footage, please contact us quoting PR/45200124555 via:
- Webchat on our website surrey.police.uk
- Online https://www.surrey.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/
- Calling us on 101
“If you do not wish to leave your name, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
We’re investigating the circs of a collision between a 16 y/o girl & a dark 4×4 car on Reigate Rd at 8pm last Friday. The girl is in hospital with life changing injuries. If you saw anything or have any dashcam/CCTV footage which could help, pls DM us. pic.twitter.com/Okphlu0Ld0— ReigateBeat (@ReigateBeat) November 24, 2020
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