Girl Injured As 'Reckless Driver' Ploughs Into Two Tents In Co Down

Police are appealing for information after a schoolgirl was left injured after a "reckless driver" drove over two tents in Co Down.

The incident happened in the Head Road area of Annalong at around 12.30am on Saturday, 14 April.

The pupil was on a school camping trip.

A PSNI spokesperson said: "A young female was on a camping trip with her school when a reckless driver drove over two tents before leaving the scene.

"The young female was left injured and shaken.
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"The tents were located at the weir on the water works track.

"Any information could be of value.

"Please call police on 101 quoting ref 503 of 15/04/18."


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