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‘Hit and run’ leaves man needing face stitches

‘Hit and run’ leaves man needing face stitches

Monday 11 February 2019

‘Hit and run’ leaves man needing face stitches


A man in his 50s was left urgently needing stitches to his face after being clipped by the ricocheting door of a Land Rover that had been hit by a car.

The 'hit and run' incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning around 00:30 outside the Carlton Apartments at Havre des Pas.

A blue Land Rover had been parked in the area to drop off passengers, when it was clipped by a white vehicle said to be heading east in the direction of the White Horse pub.

Pictured: The hit was said to have happened outside the Carlton Apartments.

Police said the vehicle itself wasn't damaged, but the door “ricocheted”, hitting one of the passengers – a 54-year-old man – in the face.

He was taken to A&E by a friend, where his face was stitched up.

Police are now seeking more information about the collision, urging islanders to call 612612 or make an anonymous report using the Crimestoppers online form.

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