13-year-old rushed to hospital after hit and run

A 13-year-old boy has been taken to hospital following a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Newbury Road in Ipswich this afternoon.

The boy was cycling along the road around 2.15pm today, Sunday 1 June, when he was involved in a collision with a blue car, described as having a Smurf toy or character inside the front windscreen. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop at the scene.

The teenager has been taken to Ipswich Hospital with suspected neck and head injuries but these are not thought to be serious.

Police are asking the driver, anyone who may know who he or she is, or anyone who witnessed the collision to call PC John Clarke at Martlesham Headquarters Roads Policing Unit by dialling Suffolk Police on 101, quoting CAD 269 of today, Sunday 1.