A 84 year old man from Whitfield, near Dover, is appealing for drivers to take more care with vulnerable road users. Bob Horn was knocked off his mobility scooter in a country lane and left for dead. Andrea Thomas reports.
Police have arrested a 24-year-old London man and recovered a vehicle from a London address following a hit and run in Hove.
The incident happened at the junction of Church Road and Sackville Road in Hove at 11.09pm on Christmas Day.
The man has been released on bail until February while enquiries continue.
The collision involved a blue Skoda Octavia taxi and a silver Vauxhall Insignia, which left the scene.
A teenage boy who was a passenger in the taxi suffered serious head injuries and has since undergone surgery in an effort to save the sight in his right eye.
The taxi driver sustained minor injuries.
A club in Poole, that the victim of a fatal hit and run was walking to when he died, has offered a £1000 reward for information to find the driver.
The renewed appeal comes after 69-year-old Chris Colegate was hit by a vehicle on Friday 13th December in Poole who failed to stop at the scene.
Mr Colegate was on his way to the Oakdale Conservative Club when he was hit and they have offered the reward money in the hope it will lead to the arrest of an offender.
A 16-year-old boy had glass enter his eye following a hit and run in Brighton where his taxi collided with a car that sped off.
The boy was a front-seat passenger in the taxi which crashed shortly after 11pm on Christmas Day at the junction of Church Road and Sackville Road in Hove.
The blue Skoda taxi was travelling east to west along Church Road when a silver Vauxhall Insignia saloon travelling south to north along Sackville Road collided with its nearside.
The taxi went out of control and mounted the pavement.
The teenager from Southwick suffered head injuries, including glass fragments entering his eye and the driver suffered whiplash- both were taken to hospital by ambulance.
Police are appealing for witnesses to contact 101 or sightings of a badly damaged silver Vauxhall Insignia in the Hove area.
Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a fatal fail to stop collision – with details and an image of a vehicle they are keen to trace being released.
Christopher Colegate, 69, from Poole, was tragically struck by a vehicle which failed to stop at the scene. He suffered significant injuries and was taken to Poole Hospital but sadly later died.
Police Sergeant Stuart Pitman, of Dorset Police’s Traffic Unit, said:
“This BMW was in the immediate area of the collision scene at the time and I am convinced the driver would have witnessed some of the incident. I wish to make it clear that I believe this to be a witness not a suspect."
“And as we approach Christmas Day, I would urge the driver involved in this collision to do the right thing and call Dorset Police.”
The charity Crimestoppers has offered has offered a reward of up to £1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charge of an offender.
The family of Chris Colegate have paid tribute to the grandfather after he was hit by a vehicle in Poole on Friday 13th December.
Mr Colegate was frail and used two walking sticks to help him move around.
Mr Colegate was part of the Royal Navy and every year took his family to the Navy day in Portsmouth.
The family of a pensioner who was killed after being hit by a car in Poole is appealing for the driver to come forward. Martin Dowse has been to see where Chris Colegate was fatally hit and he has this report.
The family of Chris Colegate, who was killed in a hit and run in Poole, have made a public appeal for the driver to come forward in a press conference today.
Mr Colegate died after being serious injured on Friday 13th December at the junction of Heath Avenue and Darby's Lane.
A £1,000 reward has also been offered for information leading up to the arrest and charge of the suspect who 'left Mr Colegate to die in the road'.
Police investigating a fatal hit and run in Poole are now offering a reward of up to £1000 for information.
Christopher Colegate, 69, from Poole, was tragically struck by a vehicle which failed to stop at the junction of Darby’s Lane and Heath Avenue on Friday night.
A reward is now being offered following a hit and run that killed 69-year-old man from Poole last week.
Christopher Colegate from Poole was killed after he was struck by a vehicle which failed to stop at the scene and he suffered significant injuries.
Police are continuing to search for witnesses who were in Darby's Lane at around 7.25pm on Friday evening.
Members of the public will be eligible for the cash reward if they call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 - with information that leads to the arrest and charge of the offender.