Stoke & Staffordshire

Mother and baby critical after Stoke-on-Trent hit-and-run

Waterloo Road junction with Hawthorne Street Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on Waterloo Road in Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent

A teenager and her baby daughter are in a critical condition after being hit by a car which then drove away.

The 17-year-old and her one-year-old daughter were struck by a silver vehicle at Waterloo Road, near the junction with Hawthorne Street, in Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent.

The driver of the silver vehicle then drove away towards Hanley, police said.

The injured pair were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The incident happened on Tuesday evening.

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Police are looking for the silver vehicle and also want to trace the driver of a black Audi who may be a witness to the incident.

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