07/12/2018

Two Schoolgirls Knocked Down In Armagh Hit And Run

Two County Armagh teenagers were knocked down in a hit and run incident on their way to school on Thursday morning, 06 December.

They were reportedly struck by a vehicle on the Loughgall Road in Portadown at around 8am.

One girl suffered injuries and was treated by both the PSNI and paramedics at the scene.

Officers are hoping to identify the motorist, who it is claimed did not stop at the time.
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The driver is described as a female who was travelling in a red or orange medium sized vehicle.

A spokesperson for PSNI Craigavon said in a post on Facebook: "This incident could very easily have ended in tragedy, although thankfully the injuries were minor in this case.

"It is completely incomprehensible how someone could drive on without stopping in this situation."

Enquiries are ongoing, and police have appealed to anyone who saw anything, who may be the woman responsible or who knows who she is, to contact officers using the reference 185.



(JG)

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