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Moped rider hurt in Houghton Regis hit and run

A moped rider has been left with "life-changing injuries" after a hit-and-run collision.

The 23 year old was hit by a black VW Golf in Parkside Drive, Houghton Regis, at about 17:30 GMT on Monday, leaving him with serious leg injuries.

The vehicle, which has "significant" windscreen damage, did not stop but was found in nearby Gilpin Close.

The victim was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital were he has undergone surgery.

PC David Holmes said: "We do not know why the driver left the scene of the collision but it is vital we identify this person or people who were in the VW Golf at the time."

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