POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a hit-and-run collision which happened on Victoria Road in Oswestry.

The collision took place at approximately 7.20pm on Saturday March, 25.

A man was crossing the road from the direction of the Co-op when a vehicle has been in collision with him.

The man, who is in his 40s, sustained significant injuries and was taken to hospital.

Police are keen to locate a silver or blue coloured Vauxhall Corsa possibly of a newer 07 onwards model which was travelling towards the town centre at the time of the incident.

Officers would also like to speak to any car garages in the area that may have recently had any enquiries concerning front end repairs to a vehicle matching the above description.

If you have any information about this incident, saw anything significant or have information about the car described and pictured please contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident 693S 25 March.

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org