York man seriously injured in collision with lorry
A man was badly hurt when he was hit by a lorry in York.
The collision happened in the early hours of Saturday (2 October) at around 1.45am on the B1363 Wigginton Road between the railway line and the Bumper Castle.
The lorry was travelling out of the city towards the ring road.
The man, who is aged in his 40s, remains in hospital with serious head and leg injuries.
The road was closed while emergency services tended to the casualty, to allow collision investigators to examine the scene and to recover the vehicle involved. It reopened at around 8am.
Police are are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or saw a man in dark clothing walking along Wigginton Road between the Crichton Avenue junction and Bumper Castle in the early hours of Saturday morning.
They also ask motorists to check their dashcam footage if they were travelling in the area at the time, for any footage of the man walking along the road or the collision itself.
Anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police – details below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Sergeant Julian Pearson
- Email Sergeant Pearson here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12210213420