Police seek information as pram hit by car

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run collision in the west of the city.

The incident happened around 2.00pm on Tuesday 8 December 2015 at the roundabout on Riccarton Mains Road at the junction with Bryce Road.

A 28-year-old woman was pushing her 7-month-old son in his pram and whilst crossing the road they involved in a collision with an older style white Ford Fiesta.

As a result, the pram was knocked over.

The driver failed to stop and turned his vehicle around before travelling North along Riccarton Mains Road towards the A71 Calder Road.

The child was taken to the Sick Kids Hospital where it was established he had not sustained any injury.

Inquiries are ongoing to trace this driver and anyone who can assist police with their investigation is asked to come forward.

He is described only as being white, in his early to mid twenties with short dark hair.

Inspector Liz Duthie from Oxgangs Police Station said:

It is extremely fortunate the young baby did not suffer injury as a result of this collision, but his mother was left extremely distraught.

We are eager to trace the motorist who did not stop and anyone with information that can help identify him is asked to contact police immediately.

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or alternatively, the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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