Hit and run at Morecambe supermarket

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was struck down by a car in a car park on Marine Road West.

Tuesday, 11th April 2017, 12:29 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 8:23 pm
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Sherie Bell was coming out of Aldi supermarket in Morecambe when she was hit by a car.

The 69-year-old was knocked back as the car hit, forcing the supermarket trolley backwards into her.

Mrs Bell suffered a head injury, broken ribs, bruising to her stomach and lacerations to her arm.

The driver sped away from the scene after colliding with the grandmother.

Police were called to Marine Road West at around 5.15pm on Saturday (April 8).

They are currently investigating the incident and are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with any information is urged to call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

Mrs Bell was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and is currently recovering at home.

Full interview with Mrs Bell in this week’s Lancaster Guardian.