Published on Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 1:27 am.

Portsmouth Man Fighting for his life after Hit and Run


Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was in collision with a pedestrian on Station Street, Portsmouth at around 11.20pm on Sunday, March 27.

The pedestrian, a 37-year-old man from Portsmouth, was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries.

A silver Vauxhall Astra failed to stop at the scene but was later recovered having been left in the Stamshaw Angling Club car park.

The man remains in hospital having suffered a serious head injury.

A 36-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman were arrested in the early hours of Monday, March 28 in connection with the incident and have since been released on bail until May 24.

Senior Investigating Officer Sergeant Darren Ord from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “I am appealing directly to anyone who was in the area of Station Street around this time on Sunday night.

“Did you see a silver Vauxhall being driven in a damaged state or see anyone acting suspiciously in the Angling Club’s car park? You may be able to help. Please get in contact in confidence by calling 101 and quoting 44160119470.”

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and leave information anonymously. Or go online and visit Crimestoppers

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