Swindon 'hit-and-run': Man arrested for attempted murder

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The collision happened on Friday afternoon

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after what police described as a "hit-and-run" crash involving two pedestrians.

A 26-year-old man is being treated at Southmead Hospital for life-threatening head injuries. A second man, 31, escaped with minor injuries.

The crash happened at 15:30 GMT on Friday outside The Dolphin Pub in Rodbourne Road, Swindon.

The suspect, aged 25, is in police custody.

A Nissan Juke found shortly afterwards is being forensically tested.