Boy smashed off his bike and driver flees the scene in Southport town centre (


Photo: Eastbank Street crossing

Police and paramedics are on the hunt for a youngster who was struck by a black Audi outside the Volunteer Pub on Eastbank Street at around 2.30pm, Saturday 9 May.


A witness said:

“The lad on his bike shot out into the busy road and was smashed by a black Audi.  The youngster aged around 13-years-old then hobbled off after his mates helped him up.


The group then made their way down Princes Street, the boy was clearly in the need of medical treatment.

The driver of the black Audi fled the scene at high speed.

Shoppers were left stood around in shock”.


If anyone has any information about the incident, please call Southport Police on 101 or call Crime stoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


Update to follow.


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