Elderly man who sustained injuries in Lowestoft may have been hit-and-run victim

Police are appealing for witnesses after a van hit a Tesco delivery driver and drove away. Picture:

Police are appealing for witnesses after a van hit a Tesco delivery driver and drove away. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

An elderly man who sustained a number of broken bones in Lowestoft may have been the victim of a hit-and-run, police believe.

Officers are appealing for witnesses following the incident around 12.50am yesterday when an injured man was found by a member of the public on the High Street, near the petrol station.

The man, aged in his 80s, was taken to hospital for treatment. He suffered a broken wrist, a suspected broken leg and has broken or dislocated a number of fingers.

Officers believe the man may have been struck by a vehicle which failed to stop at the scene and are investigating to determine the full circumstances.

Witnesses or anybody who has any information is asked to call Lowestoft Police on 101 quoting reference CAD 6 of November 15.


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