Update: Cops now chasing Kia car over hit and run which left man needing arm amputation
Police are trying to trace a small white Kia type vehicle which failed to stop following a serious collision last night, which has resulted in life changing injuries for a man aged in his 40s.
At 10.25pm last night, the car collided with a man who was working at a manhole on the roundabout between Marlowes and Combe Street. As a result the worker fell into the manhole.
The collision left the man needing to be taken to hospital by air ambulance, and he has subsequently had his arm amputated.
Sergeant Sam Cordingley, from the Beds, Cambs and Herts Road Policing Unit, said: “This man has suffered very serious injuries, which are now not thought to be life threatening, but are very serious.
"He is currently undergoing surgery for his injuries. We urgently need to speak to the driver of the small white Kia type vehicle. If it was you, please contact police so we can establish exactly what happened.”
The vehicle is thought to have continued on in the direction of Leighton Buzzard Road.
He added: “If you have any information about this incident or who the driver may be, then please contact police as soon as possible as your information may prove vital in helping us understand the circumstances of the collision.”
Anyone with information should contact PC Shona Gillen from the Forensic Collision Investigation Unit via the Hertfordshire Constabulary non-emergency number 101.