Police put up a cordon yesterday

Cops are hunting a driver who left a boy for dead following a hit-and-run in Wembley, northwest London.

The 12-year-old was hurled into the air after being hit by a white Nissan SUV with a broken headlight at about 4pm on Friday.

Metropolitan Police officers raced to Grande Parade following reports of a serious collision.

Paramedics then treated the boy who had suffered serious injuries.

He was taken to a north London hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The boy’s family has been informed.

The boy suffered serious injuries
The driver left the boy for dead

Images were taken near the site of the collision show cops patrolling the area.

It appeared a cordon was also put in place.

No arrests have been made.

The boy remains in a critical condition

A Met Police spokesman said: “Officers were called by the London Ambulance Service on Friday, 13 September at 4.07pm to a collision in Grande Parade/ Forty Avenue.

“Officers attended and found a pedestrian, a 12-year-old boy with serious injuries.

“He was taken by the LAS to a north London hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

“The car, a white Nissan SUV (registration number unknown) with a broken headlight made off from the scene.”

Witnesses or those with dashcam footage are being urged to contact police on 101 quoting CAD: 5308/13 September or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555111.