Police search to find vehicle involved in two Combe Martin hit and runs

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One collision saw a child showered in glass as object protruding from trailer hit rear window of car.

Police are searching for a vehicle involved in two hit and runs in Combe Martin - one of which saw a child showered in glass.

The high-top Ford Transit van marked ‘Highways Maintenance’ on the back doors was towing a small trailer from which an object was protruding.

The first collision took place on King Street on Friday (January 8) at around 7.45pm.

The protruding object struck a blue Vauxhall Zafira vehicle on the driver’s side, smashing a rear window and showering a child in glass.


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The vehicle failed to stop and travelled on to Kentisbury where a second collision occurred where the object struck the driver’s side front pillar of a van.

Police are appealing to any witnesses or anyone who knows the identity of the Ford Transit vehicle.

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If anyone has any information contact police on 101 quoting police reference 827 08/01/16.

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