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Witness appeal following road traffic collision in Hemel Hempstead

21 Jul 2021
  • Witnesses to a road traffic collision involving a child and a red Alfa Romeo in Hemel Hempstead are being sought.

  • The incident took place on Belswains Lane around 8.50am this morning (Weds 21 July).

  • Call 101 quoting ISR 199 of 21 July if you can help.

We are appealing for witnesses, information and dash cam footage following a road traffic collision in Hemel Hempstead this morning (Wednesday 21 July).

Officers and the East of England Ambulance Service were called to a location outside Nash Mills Church of England Primary School on Belswains Lane at around 8.50am following reports of a collision between a child and a red Alfa Romeo Giulia.

An 11 year old child was taken to hospital by ambulance after suffering a head injury and is being treated as serious, but stable in hospital.

The driver remained at the scene and assisted officers with their enquiries.

No arrests have been made.

Acting Detective Sergeant David Burstow, of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “As part of our investigation into this incident I’m keen to hear from anyone who thinks they may have useful dash cam footage. I’d also like to speak to anybody who witnessed this incident and has not yet come forward to police.

“This was a busy time of the morning with parents in the area on the school run, so please get in touch if you can assist.

“If you are able to help I can be contacted directly via email at david.burstow@herts.police.uk

You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 199 of 21 July.

Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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