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Man left fighting for his life after hit and run

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 101. Credit: PA

A 25 year old man has been left with life threatening injures after a hit and run in South Devon.

The victim was found lying in Gestridge Road in Kingsteignton on Saturday.

Police said he was hit just at around 00:50am by what witnesses describe as a small black or silver coloured vehicle that was travelling in the direction of Fore Street.

As a result of the incident the man suffered serious life threatening injuries and is in the intensive care unit at Derriford Hospital.

The vehicle failed to stop at the scene and has yet to be identified.

At the time of the collision the weather conditions were dry with good visibility.

– Devon and Cornwall Police

Devon and Cornwall Police has appealed for witnesses and urged anyone with information about the crash to call 101.

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Police appeal after Cornwall fatal hit and run

The scene near Wadebridge Credit: ITV West Country

Police are appealing for information after a woman's body was found in a ditch following a hit and run.

The 45-year-old was discovered by a member of the public shortly before 4.45am this morning, Tuesday, on Trewiston Lane, St Minver.

Officers believe she may have been hit by a vehicle.

The road has been closed and officers from the Serious Collisions Investigation Unit are carrying out a forensic examination of the scene.

Her next of kin has been informed.

Credit: ITV West Country
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