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Pair in hospital after hit-and-run crash

PUBLISHED: 17:14 04 April 2010 | UPDATED: 22:01 07 July 2010

A man and a woman are in hospital with serious injuries after a hit and run collision in Thetford last night (Saturday).

A man and a woman are in hospital with serious injuries after a hit and run collision in Thetford last night (Saturday).

The accident happened near the Blockbuster video rental store in Castle Street at around 11.55pm.

The pair were struck by what was believed to a dark black or blue coloured Ford Galaxy people carrier, which then drove off without stopping.

The man, who is in his late 40s suffered spinal injuries, while the woman, who is in her late 30s has head injuries.

Both victims were taken to the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

Police said the car has a puncture in one of its tyres and may have sustained damage to the front windscreen.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has knowledge of it should contact Sgt Steve Nimmock or Sgt Mark Glister at Thetford Police Station on 0845 4564567 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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