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Police appeal after dog walker struck by vehicle which 'failed to stop'

November 28, 2017 8:08 AM
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A DOG walker suffered minor injuries when he was allegedly struck by a vehicle, which drove off without stopping.

North Yorkshire Police said it happened at about 11.30am on Saturday in Milby, near Boroughbridge and involved a man walking a black labrador dog and an unknown vehicle.

A police spokesman explained: "The male had been walking out of Milby past the Grantham Arms pub towards Dishforth with his dog when he was struck on his right side by a passing vehicle.

"The male was treated by paramedics at the scene for minor injuries which did not require hospital treatment. The police would like to trace the vehicle which failed to stop. It is described as possibly a Ford Transit style vehicle which would have a damaged nearside wing mirror."

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the collision or may know the whereabouts of the vehicle involved to get in touch.

Phone 101, select option 2, and ask for 1309 Wright, or email Quote 12170211600.


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