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Hunt for driver after 85-year-old hit by car

An 85-year-old grandfather is in a critical condition in hospital after a car hit him when he crossed a road in Rainham.

In the evening of Friday 11th April, Thomas Davis attended an annual cycling club dinner and at 11.20pm he was dropped off by the Premier Inn in Rainham.

He then crossed the road towards the Premier Inn, when he reached the Gillingham-bound side he was hit by a car which failed to stop.

It is believed the car may have been a silver Peugeot.

The police and the emergency services were called and Mr Davis was taken to hospital.

He suffered multiple, serious injuries and his condition is currently described as being critical.

Police want to hear from anyone who knows the driver of the car or what happened.

Tom is an active cyclist, he lives in Lincoln but he used to live in Gillingham where he established the Polhill Cycling Club. He lives a very active life and whenever the sun is shining he goes out on his bike. He is the main carer for my Nan and this has come as such a shock to us all. He has serious injuries. Nine of his ribs are broken and his lungs are bruised. This means he is struggling to get enough oxygen. He has fractures to his vertebrae and bleeds on his brain. We are under no illusions and know he has a lot to battle through."

– Nicole Sawhney


Police bid to find missing Kent woman

Alice Bass was last seen on Monday 16th September Credit: Kent Police

Police have launched an appeal to find a 49-year-old woman who went missing this morning.

Alice Bass was last seen leaving her home at 5.4am this morning and she was driving a blue Kia Picanto with the registration GF06 HFP.

Alice is white, about 5ft tall, of petite build with curly brown hair and wearing glasses.

She was wearing a purple, black and white check shirt with blue jeans when she left this morning.

Officers are concerned for her welfare and would like the public's help in finding the vehicle - which is believed to still be in the Medway towns.