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A man is seriously injured in hospital after a collision with a van which failed to stop at the scene in Crewe, police say.

Officers are appealing for witnesses and information following the collision involving the 33-year-old pedestrian and a white Peugeot van.

It happened near the junction of Vernon Way and West Street in Crewe at around 12.45am on Sunday (August 30).

The vehicle drove off towards the direction of West Street.

As a result of the collision, the man suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital.

The van was later found abandoned on Parkers Road on the same day.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

Sergeant David Harrison said: “This is an extremely serious incident which could have had a devastating consequence.

“A number of enquiries are currently underway and we are doing all we can to find those responsible.

“I would ask anyone who knows who is responsible to come forward and also urge anyone who may have seen the van on the lead up to or after the collision in West Street and the surrounding areas to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 792939 or report it via

Information can also be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or report it via

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