• Ayrshire Daily News

Police Appeal After Vauxhall Corsa Hits Another Car and Drove off in Crosshouse area

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses and information following a two vehicle collision on Irvine Road, Crosshouse.

About 1930 hours on Monday 21st December 2020 a Red Hyundai i10 car was travelling on Irvine Road, Crosshouse near to its junction with Gatehead Road and Kilmarnock Road when it was struck by a silver Vauxhall Corsa car.

The driver of the Vauxhall Corsa drove off without exchanging details. The emergency services attended and the 76 year old man driving the Hyundai was uninjured but badly shaken.

Police Constable Prout from the Divisional Road Policing Unit based at Irvine said: "Since the initial report of this collision we have been conducting extensive enquiries, including the review of CCTV and house to house enquiries, in an effort to trace the driver of the Vauxhall Corsa who made off from the scene of the crash without exchanging details or checking on the welfare of the other people involved.

"Thankfully the driver of the other vehicle was uninjured. From our enquiries we know that a number of people were in the area at the time of the incident or stopped to assist afterwards - we are keen to speak to these people as they may have information that would assist our enquiries.

"We are particularly keen to hear from the driver and occupants of a Red Seat Ibiza traveling towards Gatehead, a black Vauxhall Astra traveling towards Irvine and a man walking in the area at the time who ran to assist immediately after the collision.

"Anyone who may have seen the Vauxhall Corsa before or after the collision is also encouraged to get in touch."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Divisional Road Policing Unit based at Irvine by calling 101 and quoting incident number 3037 of 21st December 2020