Police hunt for hit and run driver in Buxworth

Derbyshire Police are appealing for the driver of a car who failed to stop after hitting a man in Buxworth to get in contact with them.

A man was left with back injuries when he was hit by a car sometime between 1.30am and 2.30am on Saturday 16th July while the 48-year old was walking along Dolly Lane, which is a road that doesn’t have a pavement.

He says he heard a car approaching from behind and was hit. He was knocked unconscious and was left with three fractures to his spine.

The victim believes the car was a light blue or silver hard top convertible, possibly a BMW.

Witnesses or anyone who may have information about what happened is being urged to contact PC Jo-Anne Webster on 101, quoting reference number 16000205434.

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