Appeal to trace good Samaritan after boy injured in Southend collision

Police are appealing for a woman who helped a teenager following a collision in Southend, to contact them.

At around 3.35pm on Monday January 10, a small white vehicle collided with a teenager at the junction of Southchurch Road and Bournemouth Park Road.

A woman passer-by stopped to help the boy and walked him home.

The boy later went to hospital suffering concussion and other injuries.

PC Tina Quinlivan, Chigwell Roads Policing Unit, investigating, said: “We would like to speak to the woman who kindly helped the boy after the collision, to contact us, to help us understand what happened that day.

“It was reported that the vehicle concerned was a marked driving school vehicle and we would ask that the people in the vehicle that day also come forward to help our investigation.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has dash cam footage is asked to contact PC Quinlivan on 101 quoting incident 735 of January 10.

You can also submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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