A507: Concern for man’s welfare after Shefford hit-and-run

Published:
2:59 p.m. September 5, 2022



The driver of a silver Passat is believed to have been involved in a hit-and-run on the A507 near Shefford.

According to Bedfordshire Police, a man believed to be in his 20s was involved in an accident which was reported around 5pm on Friday September 2.

The incident happened at the A507 roundabout with Chapel Road (Meppershall), A600 Hitchin Road and The Airman Hotel.

The silver Volkswagen Passat did not stop at the scene and police are concerned for the well-being of the man – believed to be in his 20s – who left the scene before emergency services arrived.

Constable Lisa Wilson, from the Bedfordshire Police Criminal Investigation Team, said: ‘This is a hugely concerning incident which happened at a time when the roads were at risk of be busy.

“First, we are asking the man the car collided with to come forward.

“We are very concerned for his well-being, and it is essential that he makes contact with us, so that we can determine if he needs medical attention.

“We would also like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or seen the silver Passat leave the scene.

“He will probably have suffered damage to the front of the vehicle.

“If you have dash cam footage of the area at the time of the incident, or have other information to support our investigation, we would love to hear from you.

“If you have dash cam footage of the area at the time of the incident, or have other information to support our investigation, we would love to hear from you.

“Anyone with information can report through the online reporting center at https://www.beds.police.uk/citing reference 306 of September 2.

“Alternatively, you can call an independent charity CrimeStoppersanonymously, on 0800 555 111.”

The man who was injured in the crash reportedly left the scene in a white Ford pickup truck.

The silver occupants of the Passat vehicle were described as white males in their twenties. Both are believed to be clean shaven and one with blonde hair.

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