Hemel Hempstead hit and run: Workman loses arm

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The accident happened at a roundabout between Marlowes and Combe Street in Hemel Hempstead on Thursday night

A workman had his arm amputated in hospital after he was knocked down a manhole by a car which failed to stop.

It happened at a roundabout between Marlowes and Combe Street in Hemel Hempstead on Thursday night shortly before 22:30 GMT.

Hertfordshire Police said the man, who is in his 40s, was working on the manhole when he was hit by a small white Kia type car.

Officers believe the car was then driven along Leighton Buzzard Road.

Police said the vehicle may have a possible oil leak and damage to the bodywork.

They want to hear from anyone who's been asked to repair a similar car or has any information about the crash.

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