Police hunt van driver after hit and run

Police have appealed for information after a motorcylist was knocked off his bike by a white van which failed to stop.

Saturday, 4th June 2016, 9:22 am
Updated Saturday, 4th June 2016, 10:33 am

The incident happened just before 10 o’clock on Wednesday morning in Grange Road, Fleetwood.

Officers say a small white van, possibly a Fiat Doblo, collided with a Honda motorbike, knocking the rider into the road.

The van did not stop at the scene and continued driving in the direction of Fleetwood.

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The motorcyclist’s injuries are not thought to be serious.

PC Steve Wood said: “It is shocking to think that a driver would not stop after a collision that saw a motorcyclist thrown off his vehicle, hitting the road.

“I am directly appealing to the driver to come forward. It may be that they have panicked at the time but feel it’s time to do the right thing and speak to us.

“If you have any information that could assist us with our investigation, perhaps you know of a small white van that is marked on the off side, please get in contact.”

Anyone with information can call us on 101 quoting incident reference 344 of June 1. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.