Police appeal for information following Torquay hit-and-run


Police have appealed to the public for information following a hit-and-run in Torquay last night, Friday 4th October.

Police were called to the incident on Lymington Road just before 11pm after a car collided with four pedestrians.

The group all aged 18, were all taken to hospital. One person is in a critical condition having sustained life-threatening head injuries; a second has sustained serious leg and hip injuries; both remain in Derriford Hospital.

The driver of the blue coloured Vauxhall Tigra coupe in the collision fled on foot.

Despite a major search involving police dogs and the police helicopter, the driver has not been located.

Alliance armed response and roads policing officers attended the scene together with scenes of crime and a forensic collision investigator.

Police are appealing for witnesses and wish to hear from anyone who may have any CCTV or dashcam footage that could assist.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police on 101 number quoting log 910 for the 4th October.

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