A Gravesend man suffered a suspected broken leg after being hit in a crash on Saturday night that prompted a police investigation.

Kent Police issued an information appeal yesterday (August 18) and offered further details of the crash, that took place on Queens Street in Gravesend.

A spokesperson said that the man involved in the collision sustained a "suspected broken leg" after he was walking with others down the road around 3am on Saturday, August 17.

"Detectives would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident in Queen Street on Saturday 17 August 2019.

"It is reported that a black car failed to stop following contact with a man who was walking with others along the road at about 3am.

"Patrols were called to the scene along with the South East Coast Ambulance Service and the pedestrian in his 20s was taken to a local hospital with a suspected broken leg," Kent Police said.

They added that CCTV captured at the time and place where the incident was reported was now being examined "to establish the full circumstances of the report."

Anyone who saw the incident or the moments leading up to the collision and has not yet spoken to police is asked to call 01634 792209 quoting reference 17-0178.