Police hunt hit-and-run driver after pedestrian, 31, seriously injured in Wisbech crash

09:33 03 January 2013

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POLICE are this morning hunting a driver who failed to stop after a collision which left a pedestrian with serious injuries in Wisbech yesterday.

The A1101 was closed in both directions at the North End junction after the crash, which happened at about 5.45pm close to Asda.

A 31-year-old male pedestrian suffered serious but not life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital.

A police spokesman said: “The vehicle didn’t stop and we are trying to trace the car involved. We have spoken to the pedestrian in hospital to try and find out what happened.

“Early descriptions suggest the car involved is a small dark vehicle, possibly a Vauxhall Astra.”

Anybody with information about the incident should call Cambridgeshire Police on 101.

2 comments

  • I agree richard, this is a very bad stretch of road as cars are parked on either side at the chip shop, there are cars turning from both directions into Asda, and pedestrians seem to appear from nowhere, darting to the Chip shop or going to asda, great care must be taken by both parties. But this does not excuse this driver for not stopping, I hope they are found, and I wish the victim all the best.

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    Noodle

    Friday, January 4, 2013

  • as terrible as this is, as a driver I do tend to find that people no longer look when crossing the road. When I was young you always looked before crossing the road. however to the person who didn't stop you must have own up to what has happened this would be the honest thing to do

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    richard bell

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

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