Man arrested after Wisbech town centre accident

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POLICE have arrested a man today (Friday) after a non-stop accident in Wisbech town centre in which an elderly woman sustained injuries.

Police put out an appeal earlier today for witnesses after the accident at 10.55am in High Street.

The woman was hurt while walking on the pavement near Shoe Zone. She was in collision with a dark vehicle which failed to stop.

A man has since been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

Police were called to the scene by the ambulance service who took the woman to King’s Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

A police spokesman said the woman’s injuries are not thought to be series.