Man Found In A Derby Street May Have Been Hit By A Car

23 July 2015, 18:18

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Police say a man found injured in a Derby street and later died in hospital may have been hit by a car which didn't stop.

The 74-year-old man was found in Coronation Street, Rosehill, at around 5am today (Thursday July 23).

He was badly injured and was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital but died a few hours later.

Police say a post mortem examination has found that he had suffered head and chest injuries consistent with being hit by a vehicle.

Now detectives are trying to find a dark hatchback car which was seen in the area early this morning.

And Derbyshire Police have told Capital they are particularly interested in speaking to anyone who was in the area of Coronation Street, Princes Street, Holcombe Street or Harrington Street between 4am – 5am today or anyone who saw a collision.

They are also asking local garage owners to get in touch if anyone has brought a damaged car in for repair.

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