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Police appeal for witnesses after Melton collision where car failed to stop

Police officers who are investigating a collision in Melton in which a driver failed to stop at the scene are appealing for witnesses to come forward.


The incident happened at the junction of Scalford Road and Norman Way between 7am and 7.30am on Monday 17 January.


It involved a pedestrian and a white hatchback, which left the scene.


The pedestrian – a man in his 30s – was taken to hospital to be treated for injuries that were not life-threatening or life-changing.



The location on Scalford Road where the incident happened. Photo: Google.


PC Craig Taylor, the investigating officer, said: “The car turned into Scalford Road from Norman Way, where it collided with a the pedestrian at the pelican crossing. It didn’t stop and carried on along Scalford Road.


“I would like to speak to anyone who saw what happened and who has not yet contacted police. Likewise, I’d also like to speak to any motorists who were in the area and who have a dashcam installed in their vehicle.


“Any information or footage you have, no matter how insignificant you think it is, could help my investigation.”


You can pass on information by visiting https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/rti/rti-beta-2.1/report-a-road-traffic-incident/ and quoting reference 22*030389.

Alternatively call 101.

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