Lincolnshire

Gainsborough teenager charged with attempted murder

A631 dual-carriageway near Beckingham Image copyright Google
Image caption The victim was hit on the A631 dual carriageway near Beckingham

A teenager has been charged with attempted murder after a pedestrian was hit by a car which failed to stop.

James Smith, 19, of Summergangs Lane, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, is also charged with dangerous driving.

Police said both charges relate to a collision involving a 4x4 vehicle on the A631 near Beckingham, Nottinghamshire, on 26 April.

The victim, also aged 19, was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after the incident.

Appearing at Nottingham Crown Court earlier, Smith was remanded into custody until next month.

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