A CAR crash in Slough, breaking a pedestrian's arm in the process, has led to police officers appealing for witnesses.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision in Slough, in which a male pedestrian was injured.

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At approximately 7.45pm on Sunday, October 3, the man was walking on Farnham Road, near to the Texaco Garage when he was struck by a vehicle.

The man sustained a broken arm. He was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital for treatment and is in a stable condition.

A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, driving whilst unfit and possession of drugs.

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He has since been released under investigation.

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Investigating officer PC Ricky Eagles of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit based at Taplow, said: “I am appealing to anybody who witnessed this collision or who was driving in the area and has dash-cam footage of the collision to please get in touch with us.

“You can do so by calling 101, quoting reference 43210445605 or make a report online.

“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

''This is an example of how drink and drugs affect your ability to drive. My advice is the same as always; do not drink or drug drive.

"There is an incredibly high risk of destroying a life and causing death or serious injury. Our message is simple; it's not worth the risk''.