Patient killed in crash outside hospital

A PATIENT was killed in an apparent hit-and-run collision outside an Essex hospital this morning.The man, wearing a white gown, was on foot after leaving the accident and emergency department of Colchester General Hospital in Turner Road.

A PATIENT was killed in an apparent hit-and-run collision outside an Essex hospital this morning.

The man, wearing a white gown, was on foot after leaving the accident and emergency department of Colchester General Hospital in Turner Road.

He was in collision with a car - whose driver failed to stop at the scene - at around 4.30am.

Both traffic officers and detectives are currently investigating the incident.

Anybody who saw the incident or who has any information regarding it is asked to call police at Stanway Traffic Unit on 01206 762512.