Man charged after teen injured in Poole 'hit-and-run'

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The boy was taken to Southampton General Hospital after being struck in Melbruy Avenue

A man has been charged after a boy suffered life-threatening injuries in a suspected hit-and-run.

The 13-year-old pedestrian was taken to hospital with head injuries after being struck in Melbury Avenue, Poole, on 21 August, Dorset Police said.

A 28-year-old man, from Poole, has been charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop at a road accident and drug offences.

He is due at Poole Magistrates' Court on 30 April.

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