Second Year Student Victim of Hit and Run on Derby Road
A 19-year-old University of Nottingham student has been injured in a hit and run accident on Derby Road.
The 2nd year student was returning home at 2.30am on Thursday morning after a night out when she was hit by an unidentified car.
Nottinghamshire Police are trying to trace the driver of the dark-coloured vehicle who failed to stop at the scene of the crash. The accident took place at the top of Derby Road near Barrack Lane and the driver drove off in the direction of Canning Circus.
The girl was taken to the Queens Medical Centre shortly after the accident.
Impact has been informed by her family that she is now “stable and recovering well”.
A spokesperson for the SU said: “The Students’ Union gives their sincere sympathies to [the student] and her family at this time; we consequently support a full police investigation and encourage any witnesses to come forward.”
Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is asked to call DI Ged Hazelwood on 101, extension 800 2245, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
This article was reviewed at 18:30 (19th October) at the request of the family because of inaccurate information.