CCTV appeal after 91-year-old injured in smash
PUBLISHED: 17:04 28 July 2010 | UPDATED: 11:49 23 August 2010
This CCTV images of two woman wanted by police after leaving the scene of a crash when a 91-year-old was seriously injured have been released by police. Mary Hollingum, who has just recovered fron thyroid cancer, shattered both her arms when a car reverse
This CCTV images of two woman wanted by police after leaving the scene of a crash when a 91-year-old was seriously injured have been released by police.
Mary Hollingum, who has just recovered fron thyroid cancer, shattered both her arms when a car reversed in to her outside Claremount Plance in Arthur Street, Gravesend.
The driver and her passenger, both Asian woman, initially tried to help the woman as she lay in agony on the floor but left leaving a passer-by to call police. It prompted the pensioner to make an emotional appeal in the Reporter after being treated at Darent Valley Hospital.
On Monday images of the women police are hoping to trace concerining the incident on Thursday July 8 at about 11am were released
A spokesperson said: "The driver and passenger got out of the car to see if the victim needed help, but left before the police arrived, didn't leave any contact details and have not reported the incident to the police.
"The police are interested in hearing from anyone who can identify them or from the women themselves.
Supported by he daughter Barbara Hollingum, she told the Reporter how she needs constant care after shattering her left arm in two places and fractured her right arm and needs help to wash, dress, eat and even use the toilet.
She said: "I was just starting to recover from the cancer surgery. This has really knocked me back.
The car involved is thought to be a silver Vauxhall Vectra.
Police said Punjabi speakers can be made available if necessary. Contact PC Darran Gurr at North Kent Police Station on 01474 366351 or 0800 555111.
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