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Exclusive:Care worker struck in Hit and Run on the Isle of Wight

A care worker in her 20’s has been taken to hospital after being mowed down by vehicle that failed to stop on Spring Hill Road in Ventnor on the Isle of Wight this morning(Wednesday 7th March 2018). Witnesses have described seeing the driver speed up towards two people who were crossing on the corner of Spring Hill Road and the High street near to Tesco Express in the town around 11.30am. It is understood that nearby CCTV may have captured the incident. Hampshire Police have confirmed that they are investigating. They are appealing for further witnesses and are urging the driver of a red Alfa Mito that struck the woman to contact them It is understood the woman was thrown off the front of the car as it went down the hill. The care worker was then taken to hospital for a check up. Anyone with information is urged to contact officers from the Isle of Wight Roads Policing at Newport on 101