POLICE are searching for a stolen blue Citroen that was allegedly involved in a collision at Stockland Wendouree on Wednesday afternoon.
Highway Patrol Sergeant Ross Humphrey said an alleged stolen car collided with a vehicle at around 3.40pm at the Stockland Wendouree carpark.
The driver fled the scene in the vehicle leaving their passenger behind.
The passenger had exited the car just before the collision.
They were apprehended by police and been taken to Ballarat Police Station.
A six-year-old passenger of the victim’s car was injured and taken by paramedics to Ballarat Base Hospital.
An Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman said the primary school aged child had hip and neck soreness and was in a stable condition.
Police are still searching for the blue Citroen which is believed to left via the Gillies Street exit of Stockland Wendouree.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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