Five-year-old boy hurt in Blackburn hit-and-run

A five-year-old boy has been left with a broken leg after a hit-and-run in Blackburn.

Lancashire Police said the boy was hit in Whitwell Place at 20:00 BST on Wednesday. He was kept in the Royal Blackburn Hospital overnight.

The driver is described as an "Asian woman wearing a burkha", who was in a silver car, a police spokesman said.

Sgt Sean Cunningham, of the road policing unit, appealed for witnesses and the driver to come forward.

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