Nelson hit-and-run horror: police appeal

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Police have appealed for the driver of a car involved in a collision in Nelson yesterday (Monday) to come forward.

The incident occurred at 4-10pm, near the junction of Netherfield Road and Southfield Street, and involved a white Audi car, a male pedestrian and his dog.

The car failed to stop after the collision, which left the man with a broken leg. His dog sadly died as a result of the accident.

Anyone with information on the accident is asked to contact police on 101. The driver has also been asked to report to Nelson police station.