Woman suffers leg injuries in hit and run

A cyclist has died after being hit by a vehicle along the A421.
A cyclist has died after being hit by a vehicle along the A421.

A woman has suffered leg injuries in a hit and run this morning (Friday).

The incident happened just after 11.30am along Leys Road, Bennetts End, as the woman crossed the road.

She was hit with what is believed to be a grey vehicle, which failed to stop at the scene.

The victim was taken to hospital with suspected leg injuries.

Det Sgt Alan Lucas said: “Leys Road is a busy area and I am appealing to anyone who may have information in relation to this incident to come forward. Did you witness this incident or did you see a grey car driving at speed in Leys Road or Bennetts End at the time of the incident? If you have any information at all please contact police on 101 quoting ISR 253 of the 28th August 2015.”

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.