Police appeal for witnesses to collision following failed traffic stop in Reading - Paul Childs Keller Williams

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Reading which hospitalised a pedestrian.

Thames Valley Police are seeking witnesses, or anyone who may have relevant dash-cam footage, after a man was struck by a vehicle which failed to stop this morning, Friday, December 8.

At around 6.55am, the man was crossing the road towards Palmer Park on Wokingham Road when he was struck by a vehicle.

The vehicle failed to stop at the scene, and he was taken to Royal Berkshire Hospital for treatment.

The pedestrian, a man in his thirties, has since been discharged.

Police do not currently have a description of the vehicle involved.

Investigating Officer PC Gareth Miles, from the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “This incident has left a pedestrian with injuries requiring treatment in hospital.

“We do not have any details for the car involved and would appeal to anybody that witnessed the incident to please get in touch.

“Also, if you were driving in the area around the time of the collision and have a dash-cam, or if you live nearby and have a CCTV camera or a video doorbell, I’d also ask that you check any recordings in case it has captured something that could assist us and get in touch if you have.

“To contact us, call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43230550121.

“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website