Appeal After Man Seriously Injured In Fail To Stop Collision, Roundhay Road, Leeds.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fail to stop road traffic collision in Leeds in which a man was seriously injured.
At 12.16am today (15/9) officers were called to the collision involving a 39-year-old pedestrian and a silver Vauxhall Astra at the junction of Roundhay Road and Spencer Place in Harehills.
The injured man was taken to hospital for treatment and is in a serious condition.
The Astra failed to stop at the scene and was found set alight in Harehills Avenue a short time later.
A 35-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, drug driving, failing to stop after an accident and arson. He remains in custody.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the silver Vauxhall Astra in the area, particularly anyone with relevant dashcam or phone footage, is asked to contact officers via 101 quoting reference 13200462720 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat