Appeal for witnesses to ‘hit and run’

Cheshire Police are appealing for witnesses to a ‘hit and run’ collision on The Silk Road – between the junctions of Brook Street and Windmill Street Macclesfield.

A car and cyclist were involved in the collision which occurred at around 00:50 am on Sunday 20 December. The driver of a red car fled the scene.

The cyclist, a 47-year-old man from Macclesfield, was impacted by the collision and sustained serious but not life threatening injuries. He was taken to hospital by ambulance and has since been discharged.

Officers have been conducting a number of enquiries and are encouraging anyone who may have information or dash cam footage to come forward.

PC Mike Davis, from Macclesfield Local Policing Unit, said: “The cyclist suffered serious injuries and we have been following a number of lines of enquiry to establish the circumstances.

“As part of the investigation I am keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time, and may have information, to get in touch.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who may know the identity of the driver to contact us and for the driver themselves to come forward.”

If you have information or dash cam footage which may assist the investigation please contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 877896.

Information can also be passed anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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