Man dead after suspected hit-and-run in Guildford

Turnham Close junction with Portsmouth Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was found in Portsmouth Road near the junction with Turnham Close

A man died from serious head injuries after being found in the road following a suspected hit-and-run collision.

Surrey Police said the man, in his 20s, was declared dead at the scene in Portsmouth Road, Guildford, near the junction with Turnham Close.

The man was found at about 03:00 BST. A spokesman said his injuries were consistent with being hit by a vehicle.

Officers said the vehicle would have significant damage and traces of blood.

The area was searched but the vehicle has not been found.

The A3100 was closed between Guildford and Artington for most of the morning.

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