Pensioner injured in hit-and-run while crossing Corsham road

The pensioner crossed Pickwick Road in Corsham at the junction for the Methuen Arms pub at around 7.15pm on Friday. At the same time, a vehicle pulled out from the junction leading to the pub, then turned right onto Pickwick Road and headed in the direction of the mini roundabout at the junction with Newlands Road. The car collided with the pedestrian and its driver continued straight across the mini roundabout and travelled along Pickwick Road.

The victim suffered injuries to his ankle and cuts to his head. The vehicle involved is believed to be a black or green electric Peugeot 3008. Wiltshire Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for anyone who may be able to help their enquiries to come forward.

A spokesperson said: “Enquiries are currently ongoing and we would urge anyone who witnessed the incident, or anyone who may have dash cam footage or CCTV/doorbell footage from the Pickwick Road area to get in touch immediately.

“Call 101 and quote crime reference number 54240016112.

“Alternatively, call CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”