Student injured in hit and run

POLICE have appealed for information after a school student was injured in a hit and run accident in Tamworth today.

Emergency services were called to Warral Rd in Coledale about 1.50pm after a 13-year-old student was struck by a car when crossing at the intersection of MacGregor St.

Police said the teenager was with a group of children and the car left the scene without stopping.Teachers treated the student for minor injuries.

Police from Tamworth attended the scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The car allegedly involved is described as being a silver, two-door, flat-top utility, possibly a Toyota, with a frame on the back for carrying goods.

The driver is described as being of olive complexion, about 40 years of age with a shaved head and wearing a yellow shirt with thin-rimmed glasses.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or the events leading up to the incident, or with any information as to the identify of the vehicle or driver, is urged to contact Tamworth Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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