Hit-and-run car 'used as weapon'
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North Walsham hit-and-run victim 'lucky to be alive'

A hit-and-run in North Walsham is being treated as attempted murder by Norfolk police after a 30-year-old man was knocked into the air.

The victim was walking through Vicarage Road car park in the town at 00:55 BST on 23 July with two friends when a small dark-coloured car, believed to be a blue Peugeot 307, was driven at him.

After being knocked into the air he landed up to 15ft (4.5m) from the point of contact.

He suffered a broken pelvis and serious leg injuries, and is in a stable condition in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

A 43-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

  • 04 Aug 2016