Arrests following hit and run in Wellesbourne - The Leamington Observer

Arrests following hit and run in Wellesbourne

A 34-YEAR-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving in Wellesbourne.

The arrest follows a young man being left with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car in the village.

The man in his 20s was seriously injured in the incident outside a pub on Bridge Street at around 9.30pm on Thursday December 14. He was rushed to hospital. The nature of his injuries have not been reported.

A white Volkswagen Golf was allegedly overtaking another unknown vehicle before colliding with the victim, carrying them on their roof around 450 metres before they reportedly fell off near a shop down the road.

Neither car stopped at the scene.

Following inquiries, a 34-year-old man from Leamington was arrested on Friday December 15 at around 4:30pm.

Two individuals who allegedly misled investigating police officers – a 60-year-old woman from Leamington and a 37-year-old man from Warwick – have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

The 60-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of obstructing a police officer.

All are currently on bail pending further investigation.

Anyone with information should contact Warwickshire Police at, on 101, or by calling CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 citing Incident 319 of 14 December.

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