Urgent appeal following a collision this afternoon in Coalville

APPEAL: Non-stop collision – man injured: did you see what happened?

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a non-stop collision which happened this afternoon (Monday) in Coalville.

A grey Vauxhall Astra struck a 33-year-old man in Belvior Road just before 1.45 pm. It then left the scene.

The injured man has life-changing injuries and is currently in hospital receiving treatment. Enquiries so far have established that the man was also assaulted.

There are a number of enquiries being carried out in the area of the collision, and police remain in the area and will be throughout this evening.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the events which lead up to it.

Detective Inspector Tim Lindley said: “Our enquiries are in their early stages at the moment, and we are piecing together what happened in Belvior Road this afternoon.

“Anyone who was in the area and saw what happened, it’s key that you speak to us. Every little bit of information may prove vital in finding out the course of events which lead to the collision.

“There were a number of cars on the road, so if anyone has dashcam footage of the area, we’d like to hear from you.”

If you have any information, please call 101, quoting incident number 261 of 13 April.

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