A TEENAGE girl has died and a second youngster was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run this afternoon.
The two young women were hit by a silver Lexus SUV in market town Stalham, Norfolk just before 4.30pm.
The driver failed to stop, and the car motored off along the A149 before smashing into a road sign close to a Tesco, Polizisten sagen.
Paramedics and Polizei dashed to the stretch, but despite their efforts, one of the girls – who is described as being in her late teens – wurde am Tatort für tot erklärt.
The second casualty, a 16-year-old girl, was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with a serious arm injury.
She remains in hospital tonight.
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The driver of the Lexus suffered minor injuries.
He was taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston for treatment before being arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
He is currently being quizzed by cops.
The A149 remains closed as police investigate.
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A spokesperson from Norfolk Police said: “Officers are keen to hear from any witnesses, any motorists with dash cam footage and anybody who witnessed the manner of driving of the silver Lexus SUV or observed the vehicle in the Stalham area before the collision.
“They’re particularly keen to speak to a man and a woman in a Land Rover Discovery who are believed to have stopped at the scene immediately after the collision.”
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Anybody with information should contact Norfolk Police on 101 Vorfallnummer angeben 360 of Sunday, Juli 31.
They can also email the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at SCIU@norfolk.pnn.police.uk