mum issues appeal after Mini hits her child
Burnham-On-Sea mother has appealed for help in tracking down the
driver of a car similar to this one after he clipped her son as
he walked along a local road.
McKenzie made the appeal after the incident on the Mark Causeway
on Wednesday afternoon (September 6th).
said: "If anybody knows of a mini similar to this that would
have been driving down Mark Causeway today at 3.40pm-ish please
was a young lad driving, I would say around 19/20 years old if that.
Brown curlyish short hair and a hat on."
was texting on his mobile phone - I could see clearly as he was
approaching - and he didn't see me and my son walking home from
hit my son and didn't even stop. I think the lad was too busy on
his mobile to even notice that he had hit my son."
added that she was "so relieved" that her son was OK,
albeit both were "very shaken up".
mini was described as "a pretty new model, dark purpley colour
with white stripes on it."
vehicle was seen heading out of Mark towards the Burnham-On-Sea
direction. Anyone with information should contact Burnham Police