Police investigating hit and run make arrest

A man arrested following a hit-and-run which injured a motorcyclist has been released pending further investigation. A pick-up truck driver is alleged to fled the scene after a crash with a motorcyle driver in West Malling High Street on Saturday evening, at around 8.50pm.

The scene of the crash at West Malling High Street The scene of the crash at West Malling High Street

Police have now confirmed a 23-year-old man from Leybourne was arrested on suspicion on dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision. He was later released pending further investigation.

The motorcyclist was taken to a London hospital for treatment.

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