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Man injured in hit and run in Harrogate

Man injured in hit and run in Harrogate

Published by May Norman at 10:06am 27th January 2020.

Police appeal for driver to come forward

  • A man's suffered serious injuries following a hit and run in Harrogate.
  • It happened on Sunday morning (26 January) on Knaresborough Road when a grey Mini Cooper convertible left the road and hit a 58-year-old man.
  • The driver left the scene of the collision and police are now appealing to them to come forward.

Police in Harrogate are appealing for the driver of a grey Mini Cooper convertible to come forward after it was involved in a collision with a pedestrian on Knaresborough Road.

It happened at around 8.50am on Sunday (26 January).

The Mini, which was travelling from Starbeck towards Harrogate, left the road near Lookers Ford garage and collided with a 58-year-old man.

Knaresborough Road, Google Maps
A59, Knaresborough Road

The Mini, which has no registered keeper, came to rest on the pavement and the driver left the scene of the collision, leaving the car behind.

The injured pedestrian was taken to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries, where they currently remain.

North Yorkshire Police car badge

North Yorkshire Police are now appealing for information.

A force spokesperson said:

"The driver of the Mini, anyone who can help identify them and anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the Mini before it collided with the pedestrian, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Traffic constable Steve James, email Steve.James117@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

"Please quote incident number 12200014610 when passing on information."