Police appeal after Gosport hit and run

POLICE have launched an appeal for witnesses after a hit and run incident on a main Gosport road, that left a resident with minor injuries on Friday morning.

The incident occurred at around 7:40am on January 28, 2022, when a car collided with a pedestrian on Elson Road where the road joins the Brockhurst Roundabout.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 20s, is believed to have been walking north and crossed the road. As she neared the central island, the collision occurred. She was knocked off her feet and sustained minor injuries as a result; it is not known whether she was taken to hospital in the aftermath.

The car, described as a grey sports car type, similar to a Nissan, failed to stop at the scene. The driver was described as a white man, aged in his 30s or 40s, with brown hair, and ‘chubby’ build according to witness reports.

And officers are now appealing for anybody who witnessed the collision, captured the events on Dash Cam, or may know the identity of the driver involved in this incident to contact the force. The driver has also been urged to get in touch with police to assist with enquiries.

Anyone with information on this incident are asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44220037947 or visiting their local station. They can also submit information to us via their report form on the Hampshire Police website: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.