Hit and run probe launched in Chatham

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Officers from Kent Police have launched an investigation following a failing to stop incident in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Police were called just before Midnight to reports of a person seriously injured and a vehicle making off from the scene on New Road in the town.

Police Paramedics and an air ambulance were all scrambled  to the scene.


A large emergency service presences remained through out the night as specialists from the serious collision investigation unit carried out a full forensic examination of the scene.


New Road still remains closed to pedestrians and  vehicles. Local diversion routes ha e been set up .


Kent Police have been approached for comment.