A pensioner is in hospital with serious injuries after a hit and run crash.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the crash, which took place in Crowmarsh Gifford yesterday (Monday, January 30).

A black Peugeot 2008 hit a pedestrian, a man in his 70s, near the roundabout at the junction of the A4074, Port Way, The Street and A4130 at around 3.20pm.

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The driver failed to stop at the scene but has since come forward to police.

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, where he remains in a stable condition.

No arrests have been made.

Investigating officer PC Deborah Green, of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses to this collision, whereby a man has sustained serious injuries, to please come forward.

“Also, if you were driving in the area around the time of the collision and have dash-cam, I’d also ask that you check any recordings in case it has captured something that could assist our investigation.

If you have any footage of the crash you can upload it to Thames Valley Police’s dedicated online portal: Appeal for witnesses to serious injury road traffic collision – Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxfordshire | SERIP | Community Portal (digital-policing.co.uk)

You can also contact the police by calling the 24-hour non-emergency number 101 and quoting reference 43230044851.


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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

Matthew covers Bicester and focuses on finding stories from diverse communities.

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