A boy was taken to hospital after being hit by a car near Quedgeley yesterday (Wednesday).

At approximately 8.20am a teenage boy was walking across the road near the Waterwells roundabout on the A38, when he was hit by a dark-coloured vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle did not stop at the scene and the boy was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital with a suspected leg injury.

A 44-year-old man from Gloucester has since been arrested in connection with the incident and a vehcile has been seized. 

Police would also like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who was driving in the area at the time and has dashcam footage.

Anyone who witnessed the crash and has not yet spoken to police can submit information online by completing the following form and quoting incident 91 of September 8: gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report

Alternatively you can call 101.