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Man has life-threatening injuries after collision

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We continue to appeal for witnesses and especially any dashcam footage after a pedestrian suffered potentially life-threatening injuries in a collision with a van on Ilminster Avenue, Bristol.

The pedestrian, a man in his seventies from Knowle, is now in hospital following the collision which happened at about 9.10am today, Thursday 18 January.

The driver failed to stop at the scene and urgent enquiries are underway to trace them.

Ilminster Avenue was closed near its junction with Tavistock Road and Connaught Road until about 1.20pm.

If you saw what happened or have dashcam or any other footage of the collision, please contact us.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5224014823, or complete our online appeals form.

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.