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Man suffers serious injuries after Ilkeston hit-and-run

The crash happened near Star Pizza.
The crash happened near Star Pizza.

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a hit-and-run in Ilkeston town centre

The 48-year-old pedestrian was walking along South Street when he was struck by a silver Mercedes.

The driver did not stop at the scene.

Police said the victim was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham with serious injuries including a head injury and multiple breaks to his legs.

A police spokesman said: "His injuries are life-changing, not life-threatening.

"We're now trying to trace the driver."

Witnesses or anyone with information about the incident - which happened near Star Pizza at about 9.30pm on Friday - should call police on 101.