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Gainsborough teenager denies hit-and-run murder bid

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

A teenager has denied the attempted murder of a pedestrian seriously injured in a suspected hit-and-run crash.

James Smith, 19, of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, admitted causing grievous bodily harm and dangerous driving at Nottingham Crown Court on Thursday.

The charges relate to a crash involving a 4x4 vehicle on the A631 near Beckingham, Nottinghamshire, on 26 April, police have said.

Mr Smith will next appear on 12 August.

The teenager was remanded in custody following the hearing.

The victim, also aged 19, was airlifted to hospital for treatment, Nottinghamshire Police added.

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