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Elderly man seriously injured in Luton hit and run

The man was injured on Toddington Road. Credit: ITV News Anglia

An elderly man has been seriously injured in a hit and run in Luton.

The incident happened just before midday on Tuesday on Toddington Road.

The driver of the car, possibly a black Vauxhall Astra, drove away from the scene of the crash before emergency services arrived.

The elderly man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

"We are carrying out a number of enquiries to locate the driver of the car involved in this collision and we would appeal to that driver to get in touch with us," Sergeant James Thorne, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit, said.

"We’re also appealing for anyone with information or anyone who witnessed the incident to contact us.”