A BOY has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car which did not stop.

Police are appealing for information after the child was hit by a light blue Ford in Shrub End Road, Colchester, at 3.20pm today.

The driver carried on and then turned into Boadicea Way.

The boy - who is 11 - was taken to hospital with serious but non-life changing injuries.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked contact Stanway Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting incident 711 of November 8.

Information can also be given anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org/