Pensioner suffers major trauma in 'hit and run' in Blackpool

The man, who is in his 70s, was injured on the Promenade near to the Metropole at around 7.20am on May 15.
The man, who is in his 70s, was injured on the Promenade near to the Metropole at around 7.20am on May 15.

A pensioner has been taken to hospital after he suffered a major trauma during a 'hit and run' in Blackpool, say police.

The man, who is in his 70s, was injured on the Promenade near to the Metropole at around 7.20am on May 15.

Ambulance services say the man suffered major trauma which included a serious head injury.

Police say the car did not stop at the scene and are now searching for a silver Vauxhall Zafira.

The man was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log reference 177 of May 15.