Man hurt in hit-and-run in Sheffield

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A pedestrian is in a serious condition in hospital after a hit-and-run collision in Sheffield.

The 48-year-old man was struck on Fulwood Road, Broomhill, in the early hours of Sunday and was rushed to the Northern General Hospital, where he is in a serious but stable condition today.

Police said a silva Fiat Punto involved in the collision was later found abandoned on nearby Nile Street.

The occupants of the car fled but police later arrested a 30-year-old man as part of their probe into the incident.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Police are investigating after the occupants of a car failed to stop at the scene of a collision in Sheffield.

“Officers were called to Fulwood Road where a silver Punto had been in collision with 48-year-old pedestrian.

“The vehicle was abandoned near to the junction with Nile Street, but the occupants had left the scene before officers arrived.

“The 48-year-old man sustained serious injuries and was taken to Northern General Hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

“A 30-year-old man has been assisting police with their inquiries.”

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 29 of October 6.