Cornwall

Man dies after Newquay 'hit and run'

Godolphin Arms Henver Road
Image caption The victim was hit on Henver Road near the Godolphin Arms

A 25-year-old man has died in a suspected hit and run incident in Newquay.

The man was hit by a car in Henver Road near the Godolphin Arms at about 02:00 BST police said.

He was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital at Treliske in a critical condition but died later of his injuries.

A man has been arrested in connection with the episode and is being held in custody.

Police confirmed that they are treating the incident as a suspected hit and run and are appealing for witnesses.

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