A BOY was flung more than 70ft through the air in a hit-and-run accident.
The 10-year-old ended up badly injured and beneath a parked car.
The full horror of what happened to the youngster on Gledholt Road, near Greenhead Park, Huddersfield, last weekend has only just emerged.
Details were revealed as police made a new appeal for people to come forward with vital information that will lead them to the driver.
The Marsh youngster, who has not been named, will need facial reconstruction surgery for his serious injuries.
They include a fractured eye socket, cheekbone and nose.
He was hit by a green Mark 4 Vauxhall Astra on Greenhead Road at 4.30pm last Saturday.
The car was last seen heading past the nearby Junction pub.
It can also be revealed that the driver was Asian and aged about 30.
Pc Ian Harris, of Huddersfield traffic police, said: “Now we have been able to state the make, model and colour of the car, along with a description of the driver, we hope people will be able to come forward with some names. His car will be damaged.’’
The boy is stable in at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
Contact Pc Harris on 01484 436847.