CAMBS: Man arrested after pedestrian hit by car then pulled along as vehicle drives off

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A MAN was hit by a car while crossing the road in Cambridge on Thursday (August 15).

The 48-year-old was crossing Pepys Way, Girton, at about 9.20am when he was struck by a Ford Mondeo. An altercation broke out between the pedestrian and the driver, during which the vehicle was driven off, pulling the man along.

He suffered minor injuries.

A 41-year-old man from Cambridge has been arrested on suspicion of assault and has been bailed until August 28.

DC Jo Nicholson said: “We are treating this assault as an isolated incident.

“I would like to speak to anyone who saw what happened. Any information could help my investigation and I would appeal for them to come forward.”

INFORMATION: Anyone with information should call DC Nicholson on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.