APPEAL: Man injured after 'hit-and-run'

Following enquiries, police say they want to speak to Liam Enfield, 19, of London Road, Blackpool, in connection with the incident.
Following enquiries, police say they want to speak to Liam Enfield, 19, of London Road, Blackpool, in connection with the incident.

An appeal has been launched after a man was injured in a 'hit-and-run' in Blackpool, say police.

Police were called around 12.15pm on Sunday, April 22 following reports of an incident at the junction of Whitegate Drive and Hornby Road.

Officers say a black Vauxhall Corsa car hit a pedestrian, with the driver making off from the scene.

The victim, a 49-year-old man from Blackpool, suffered a fractured elbow, as well as injuries to his head, shoulder and leg. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

The Corsa was later recovered in the North Shore area of Blackpool.

Following enquiries, police say they want to speak to Liam Enfield, 19, of London Road, Blackpool, in connection with the incident.

PC Chris Tierney, of Lancashire Police, said: “We have launched an investigation following a fail to stop collision in Blackpool.

“A 49-year-old man has suffered a number of injuries and we want to find the person responsible.

“Following enquiries, we are particularly keen to locate Liam Enfield, who we believe can assist with our investigation.

“If you have seen him, or know where he is, please contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting log reference 0647 of April 22.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.