Man found injured by side of the road

A man was found injured by the side of the road after a possible hit and run incident.

Police are appealing for information after the 23 year old man was found injured on the pavement close to Carlisle Bridge on Morecambe Road at around 4am on September 24.

It would appear that he had various injuries including leg injuries but the circumstances surrounding how he came by them are unclear.

Officers are investigating the possibility that he may have been hit by a vehicle which had failed to stop.

The man was taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary where he received treatment for his injuries.

His condition was described as stable.

PC Peter Black from the Road Policing Unit said: “The circumstances around how this man came by his injuries are very unclear.

“We are investigating the possibility however, that he could have been hit by a car and so we would be very keen to speak to anyone that witnessed a collision on Morecambe Road between around 3:25am and 3:40am.

“Anyone with any information at all that could assist with our investigation is asked to contact us on 101 quoting log number LC-20130924-0147.”

Call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 with any information.