A man has suffered from potentially life threatening injuries after being involved in a crash in Devizes.

The incident happened at around 8.45pm last night (27/07) in Moyne Close.

The victim, a man in his 30s, was a pedestrian and was hit by a white Ford Fiesta.

He has been taken to Southmead Hospital with serious injuries and is currently in a critical condition.

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The driver of the Ford Fiesta fled the scene and the car was later found abandoned nearby.

At this stage no arrests have been made.

Detective Inspector Tom Straker said: “We know that there were a large group of people in the Moyne Close area who witnessed the collision and will have vital information to assist our enquiries.

“I would strongly urge anyone who knows anything about what happened, and who has not already spoken to police, to make contact with us.

“I would also urge the driver of the Ford Fiesta to make themselves known to the police. We are already conducting significant enquiries to identify and locate them, but I would advise them to do the right thing and make contact with us immediately.”

Anyone with information can call Central CID on 101, quoting crime reference 54220079230. Alternatively you can call CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.