Poole bicycle hit-and-run girl named as Leila Crofts
- 28 July 2013
- From the section Dorset
A nine-year-old girl hit by a cyclist near a Dorset beach remains in a "critical" condition in hospital.
Leila Crofts, from Poole, was struck by a cyclist on Pinecliff Road as she crossing the road around 14:25 BST on Friday.
Her parents Chanine and Darren released her name to police earlier and are continuing to support her in hospital.
A 38-year-old Bournemouth man was arrested after presenting himself at Bournemouth Police station.
The accident happened close to the entrance for Branksome beach.