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Young girl left lying injured on the road after shocking alleged hit-run in coastal Gippsland town

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A young girl has been left lying injured on the road in the coastal town of Seaspray after she was struck by a car on Thursday night.

It’s alleged the driver fled the scene.

A 36-year-old has since been arrested and charged.

He’s been remanded in custody.

It’s understood a car was travelling along Foreshore Road and turned onto Futcher Street when the alleged driver lost control and struck the girl, who had been standing on the side of the road.

The car, described as a dark-coloured vehicle with a loud exhaust, allegedly stopped briefly at the scene before driving away.

The 11-year-old Traralgon girl was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Anyone with information, who witnessed the incident or has dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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