Pedestrian hurt in collision in Morrisons car park: police appeal for witnesses

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Surrey Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was hurt in a collision with a car in the Morrisons car park in Reigate on Monday evening (19 July).

The driver reportedly failed to stop after the incident, and was subsequently arrested.

Surrey Police said: “Officers were in the nearby area when they responded to people shouting in Morrisons car park, Bell Street, Reigate between 6 and 6.30pm.

“Officers spoke to members of the public who reported that a dark-coloured Ford was involved in a collision with a pedestrian and was seen leaving the car park without stopping.

“Fortunately, the pedestrian was only left with minor injuries.

“The driver of the vehicle has been arrested on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene of an accident and aggravated bodily harm. He is currently in custody and enquiries remain ongoing.”

Anyone who saw what happened, or has dashcam footage that could help, is asked to contact Surrey Police quoting reference PR/45210076621 via one of these routes:

  • the live chat function on the Surrey Police website;
  • direct message on Facebook or Twitter (which will put them in direct contact with a call handler); or
  • calling 101.

Anyone not wishing to leave their name can instead call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.