Appeal after man struck by car in Copt Oak

Issued on 5/11/18 at 11:27 a.m.

Incident number: 18000523031

Police are appealing for public help in identifying the driver of a vehicle after an incident in Copt Oak, near Markfield.

Between 6pm and 6.30pm on Tuesday (30 October), the driver of a white Mercedes van was involved in a driving incident with a small silver car as the two cars left the M1 at junction 22.

Both vehicles travelled along the A511 and later stopped at the exit road onto Whitwick Road close to the roadworks on the bridge.

The driver of the van approached the silver car to speak to the driver and in the process of the silver vehicle leaving the scene, he was struck by the car.

He attended the urgent care centre after sustaining cuts and bruising.

The investigating officer, PC Ken Huddart, is keen to trace the driver and speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

He said: “I’m eager to trace the driver of this car and speak to anyone who may have seen the incident on Whitwick Road or the events leading up to it.

“If you have any information which could help our investigation, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 18000523031.

If you have information in response to this appeal please contact us on 101. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Your personal details won't be taken, information isn't traced or recorded and you will not be required to go to court.

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