POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously hurt in a hit and run in Chester.
Cheshire Police confirmed they were pursuing several lines of inquiry following the crash, which happened shortly before 6pm in Norris Road, Blacon.
Officers cordoned off the road while paramedics attended to a 47-year-old man with a serious leg injury who had been hit by an unknown vehicle.
He was rushed to the Countess of Chester Hospital, where police said he remained in a stable condition.
The motorist involved fled the scene of the crash and police are appealing for information to help trace the driver.
Cheshire Police spokesman George Perfitt said: “At 5.50pm on Sunday, February 3, emergency services responded to a report of a vehicle that was in collision with a pedestrian on Norris Road in Blacon.
“Ambulance services attended and a 47-year-old man was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital.”
North West Ambulance Service sent the rapid response vehicle and
an ambulance to the
Anyone who has any information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident 715 of February 3.
Information can also be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.