Police hunt driver after 'hit-and-run' in Preston

Police are searching for the driver of a car involved in a crash which injured a moped driver in Preston.

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, 9:58 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, 10:06 am
The accident happened at around 9.25pm on Monday, May 21 at the junction of Blackpool Road and Parkside

Police say the accident happened at around 9.25pm on Monday, May 21 at the junction of Blackpool Road and Parkside.

The rider of the moped suffered injuries to his back, neck and legs and was taken by paramedics to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Police say they are now searching for the driver of a silver saloon vehicle failed to stop at the scene and drove off from scene with a damaged headlight.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting LC-20180521-1610.

The road re-opened around three hours later.