Woman left with serious head injuries after St Albans hit and run

The scene on Camp Road yesterday evening.

The scene on Camp Road yesterday evening. - Credit: Archant

A woman was found lying in the road with “blood everywhere” and serious head injuries after a hit and run in St Albans yesterday.

Picture: Craig Shepheard

Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened on Camp Road on September 28 at about 8.20pm.

A St Albans Deliveroo rider who stumbled across the scene, Harry St John-Paulton, 17, said: “I came out of the shop round the corner and saw the lady on the floor, people had come running over, and it took the ambulance 15 minutes to get arrive.

“Poor woman - it was very worrying, and there was quite a lot of blood everywhere.”

He said he could not believe the driver had not stopped and had “done something like that”.

Picture: Craig Shepheard

Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant


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Investigating Sgt Martin Kemp, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit, said: “At this moment in time the incident is being treated as a fail to stop collision.

“I am appealing for anyone with information about what happened to please get in touch with police straight away.

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“Have you come across a vehicle which has suffered fresh, unexplained damage or noticed anyone acting suspiciously? Any information, no matter how seemingly insignificant, could greatly assist our enquiries.”

Anyone with information should contact 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Picture: Craig Shepheard

Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

Picture: Craig Shepheard

Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

The scene on Camp Road last Thursday night. Picture: Craig Shepheard

The scene on Camp Road last Thursday night. Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

Picture: Craig Shepheard

Picture: Craig Shepheard - Credit: Archant

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