Arrests following hit and run in Wellesbourne - The Leamington Observer

Arrests following hit and run in Wellesbourne

Leamington Editorial 18th Dec, 2023   0

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 www.warwickshire.police.uk/report, on 101, or by calling CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 citing Incident 319 of 14 December.

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