Monday 20 August 2018

Alarming hit-and-run footage shows Ford Focus reversing from collision in an escape

Police are urging witnesses to the September 2 incident to come forward.

Clacton hit-and-run
Clacton hit-and-run

By Isabel Togoh

This is the moment a man was struck down at a zebra crossing in a shocking hit-and-run incident in Essex.

CCTV footage captured a green Ford Focus knocking down the victim at about 1:15pm on Saturday, before reversing down St Andrews Road, Clacton, in an escape.

The victim, who was seen looking both ways before proceeding to cross on a scooter, was helped by passers-by who rushed to his side.

The 22-year-old victim sustained minor injuries and was taken to Colchester hospital.

Essex Police are appealing for witnesses to some forward about the incident which took place outside the Old Road Medical centre in Clacton-on-Sea.

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