Three people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a pedestrian was left with life-threatening injuries following a crash in Devizes.

A fourth person has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

The crash happened at around 8.45pm on Wednesday night (July 27) in the Station Road area of the town.

The victim, a man in his 30s, remains in Southmead Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the car involved in the collision fled the scene, although the vehicle, a white Ford Fiesta, was later found abandoned.

On Thursday afternoon (July 28) officers attended an address in the town and arrested a 20-year-old man, a 21-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy, all on suspicion of attempted murder.

They also arrested a 40-year-old woman on suspicion of assisting an offender. They are all currently in police custody.

Wiltshire Police is urging any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police to come forward.

If you can help, you can call Central CID on 101, quoting crime reference 54220079230. Alternatively you can call CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

It comes after it was announced another murder investigation was taking place in the town earlier in the town earlier this month.

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