AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy has been seriously injured in a hit and run crash.

Emergency services were called to the crash in New Church Road, Hove, at about 9.10pm on Friday, July 1.

Police said the collision involved a child on a scooter and a car, which left the scene.

“The eight-year-old boy was taken to hospital with serious injuries, while the white vehicle involved left the scene,” a police spokesman said.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash at the junction with Pembroke Gardens, Hove.

If you witnessed it or captured it on dashcam, please email, quoting serial 1418 of 01/07.