Man killed as car fails to stop


A pedestrian was killed in a Northamptonshire town when he was struck by a car which failed to stop.

The man, who has not been named, died at the scene of the collision in Benefield Road, Oundle.

Police said the driver of a Volkswagen Golf "made off from the scene" after the collision which took place about 1230 GMT on Saturday.

The driver of the car was later traced and is now being questioned by police, a force spokesman said.