Pedestrian suffers broken arm in hit and run

Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run on the A272 near Billingshurst which left a pedestrian with a broken arm.

Monday, 18th December 2017, 10:45 am
Updated Monday, 18th December 2017, 11:46 am

At around 4.37pm on Wednesday (December 13) a 33-year-old man was walking on the eastbound carriageway towards Billingshurst near to the junction with Shipley Road, according to police.

Police said a dark coloured Audi or red estate motor vehicle travelling west in a line of traffic pulled out to overtake the cars in front, and in so doing struck the pedestrian.

The vehicle did not stop and continued on towards Billingshurst, according to a police spokesman.

PC Louise Jukes said: “The pedestrian from Horsham suffered a broken arm. We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the driver of the vehicle to contact police online quoting serial 1049 of 13/12”.