Shocking new CCTV footage shows the moment a nine-year-old boy and his father were mown down by a car that was driven on the wrong side of the road in High Wycombe.
A red Toyota Prius careered into boy and his father, 30, on Mill End Road at around 10pm on April 11 in a hit-and-run.
The father, who wanted to remain anonymous for the pair’s protection, told the Bucks Free Press that the shocking crash left him “struggling to both eat and sleep” because of horrifying flashbacks.
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The boy suffered a broken jaw, while his father suffered a broken arm, wrist and two broken fingers.
In a bid to catch the driver who hit the father and son, police have now revealed new CCTV footage showing the moment the pair were smashed into.
Investigating officer, Sergeant Dominic Mahon, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Bicester Howes Lane station, said: “We are issuing this CCTV footage as part of a two week anniversary re-appeal for information.
“We would appeal for anyone who has information regarding this shocking incident to come forward and speak to police.
“We are releasing this footage in the hope that it could jog someone’s memory who was in or near the area at the time of this incident, who could have potentially valuable information for this investigation or who may know the driver of this car
“We would also appeal to anyone who may think that they recognise the car involved, a red Toyota Prius. If someone saw one which had front end damage and a missing driver’s side wing mirror, or if somebody repaired one recently.
“I would also like to re-appeal for any motorists who may have had dash-cam footage of the incident to get in touch with us. Any amount of information would be helpful to our investigation.”
Anyone with information relating to this can call 101 and quote 43190110455.
Reports can also be made online or you can call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 for 100 per cent anonymity.
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