A DRIVER wanted in connection with a reported "hit and run" which left a young girl in Scotstoun badly hurt has been traced, say police. 

The four-year-old girl was taken to hospital with a serious leg injury following the incident outside the Scotfresh store in Dumbarton Road early in the afternoon of Monday, July 19.

The girl remains in the Royal Hospital for Children receiving treatment.

The Post reported yesterday how cops had launched a hunt to find the driver.

A 27-year-old woman who was driving a grey Renault Captur at the time has now been traced. 

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Police said they are now trying to build up a "full picture" of what happened and are askingfor witnesses to come forward. 

Sergeant Roy McCarney of the Road Policing Unit said: “We have now traced the driver who is assisting police with their enquiries.

"However it is still vital that we speak to any witnesses to this incident, in order to confirm a full picture of the circumstances.

"This happened on a sunny afternoon at lunchtime, there will have been plenty of people around, and I would appeal to anyone who saw anything to get in touch.

“I would also like to reiterate our plea for motorists with dash-cams who were travelling through the area at the time to please check their footage in case they have captured the incident or a grey Renault Captur driving on the road before or afterwards.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland through 101, quoting incident number 1550 of Monday, July 19.