Pedestrian injured in Ilkeston hit-and-run accident

A man has been seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident near Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

The pedestrian was injured after being knocked down by a vehicle on Station Road, Stanley, at about 23:00 BST on Saturday, Derbyshire Police said.

A silver-coloured vehicle failed to stop after running into the pedestrian, a police spokesman said.

An investigation has started into the accident and anyone with information has been asked to contact police.

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