Police appeal for witnesses after car with learner plates involved in hit-and-run

By Debbie Hall

Police in West Lothian are appealing for information following a hit and run in Livingston involving a car with learner plates.

The incident happened around 11.50am on Wednesday, on Deans Road when a woman was struck by a small car that that failed to stop that had learner plates.

Emergency services attended and a 28-year-old woman was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Sergeant Scott Kirkpatrick, of Police Scotland’s Livingston Road Policing Unit, said: “Thankfully the woman involved has not sustained life threatening injuries as a result of this crash and we are appealing to the public to help trace the driver responsible.

“The road runs near to an industrial estate and the car involved had learning plates attached to the vehicle. I am asking anyone who was in the area or has any information that could assist with our enquiries to come forward and speak to officers.

“I would also ask if there are any other motorists with possible dashcam footage that may help with our investigation to contact police.”

Police can be contacted on 101 quoting incident number 1494 of Wednesday, 8 September, 2021.

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