Police appeal after Good Friday hit and run in Lincoln

A 32-year-old local man has been taken to hospital after a hit and run incident off Lincoln High Street.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a man was hit by a car outside the Golden Cross pub on Queen Street at around 1.40am on Friday, April 3 – where an altercation had just taken place.

The vehicle involved is thought to be a black Vauxhall Astra three door hatchback, new shape.

Officers say the vehicle possibly carried out several hand-break turns on High Street, Lincoln, outside the Golden Cross before speeding away north on the High Street.

The vehicle may have damage to the front and rear of the car due to striking the man, and also reversing into a metal gate.

The victim was taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment to his injuries. The seriousness of the injuries are not yet known.

Police are trying to trace the vehicle and driver involved and are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or with information they think could be relevant to the enquiry, to call 101 quoting incident 19 of April 3.

Alternatively, people can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.