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Pedestrian left unconscious following fail-to-stop collision in High Wycombe

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Pedestrian crossing on the A40, Oxford Road, High Wycombe. (Archive picture)

A pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was lest unconscious following a fail-to-stop collision in High Wycombe on Friday 4th January 2019.

The collision occurred at around 6.30pm when a pedestrian was crossing the A40 Oxford Road at the traffic light controlled crossing close to the Chiltern Taps public house. The  pedestrian, a man aged in his fifties, was struck by a 4×4 vehicle which failed to stop at the scene of the collision.

The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was left unconscious following the collision and was taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

Investigating officer PC Tom Smith, of the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing, based at Amersham police station, said: ‘The impact of this collision was substantial so it is likely that the driver would have been aware they had hit something or someone.

The vehicle is believed to be a 4×4 type vehicle, possibly blue or green. I would like to appeal to the driver of the vehicle involved to contact police as soon as possible. I am also keen to speak to anyone who witnessed this collision or saw the vehicle driving away.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with any details which could assist their investigation to contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting the reference 43190003932 or you can make a report online.

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