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Six-year-old girl struck in hit-and-run in Derbyshire town

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A driver is being hunted by police after two pedestrians were struck in a non-stop collision in a Derbyshire town. A six-year-old girl and a 25-year-old man were injured after a vehicle mounted the pavement in Shirebrook.

The incident happened at around 9.20pm on September 16 in Slant Lane. The vehicle is believed to be a white Vauxhall Astra and drove off from the scene at speed.

The man and young girl were taken to hospital for treatment. Their injuries are not life changing or threatening.

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Police are keen to hear from witnesses who saw the incident or saw a similar vehicle. They are particularly keen to receive dash cam footage of the incident.

If you can help contact police quoting reference 22*552267:

•Facebook – send a private message to the police Facebook page

•Twitter – direct message the contact centre via @DerPolContact

•Website – There are several crime reporting tools on the website or use the online contact form

•Phone – call on 101.

You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting the Crimestoppers website.

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