Hit and run reported in Southend

4 April 2019, 08:12

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A man has been seriously injured in a hit and run in Southend.

A car reportedly mounted the pavement on Pier Hill last night and hit a pedestrian.

The driver failed to stop at the scene and left in the direction of the town centre.

It happened just before 10.30pm.

The pedestrian, a man aged in his 30s, is in hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Police are looking for witnesses or anybody who has seen a small blue hatchback - possibly with damage to the windscreen or bonnet.