Police appeal for witnesses after driver flees crash scene in Overseal

By Graham Hill

14th Sep 2020 | Local News

Courtesy of South Derbyshire Response Unit
Courtesy of South Derbyshire Response Unit

Police are appealing for witnesses after a hit and run in Overseal at the weekend.

The two-car collision happened in Burton Road, at the junction with Woodville Road, in the early hours of Saturday.

"A Derbyshire Constabularly spokesman said: "Just before 1am on Saturday we were called to reports of a collision between two vehicles, a Peugeot 308 and a Chrysler Crossfire.

"One of the vehicles, the Peugeot, did not stop at the scene and was found and recovered a short while later by Staffordshire Police.

"We would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have noticed the vehicles just before or after the incident."

South Derbyshire Response Unit said on Facebook that the Peugeot had been found 'further down the road on false places and stolen from Staffordshire policing area'.

Anyone with information should contact Derbyshire Constabulary, quoting reference 66-120920, via:

Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

Twitter - direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact

Website - complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us

Phone - call 101.

Crimestoppers - anonymously on 0800 555 111

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