A 24-year-old man was been left with a broken ankle, ribs and shoulder after a hit and run near Thornbury.

The incident happened in Thornbury Road between 11pm on July 11 and 3am on July 12, when the man was heading home.

It is believed that the victim was hit by a vehicle from behind, knocking him unconscious.

He was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, before being moved to Southmead Hospital, where he was found to have a broken ankle in three places, broken ribs, five breaks in his shoulder and issues with his lungs, as well as a number of cuts and bruises.

The victim does not remember any details such as the exact time or the make and model of the vehicle. He is now at home recovering from the incident.

Police now want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious vehicles at the time of the incident, particularly any vehicles with signs of damage that could be caused by a hit and run such as a smashed windscreen.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information on the vehicle is asked to contact police through the Gloucestershire Constabulary website, quoting incident 93 of July 12. Alternatively you can call 101.

You can report information anonymously through the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously