LATEST: Manhunt continues after driver flees from Yaxley hit and run which killed two

The police helicopter and dog units have been utilised as the hunt for the driver of the car involved in a hit and run which killed two men in Yaxley continues this morning Wednesday January 4.

Wednesday, 4th January 2017, 8:51 am
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 1:13 pm
Police at the scene of the hit and run. Picture by Terry Harris.

Police are also looking into whether a call from a member of the public reporting a man entering their home yesterday is connected to the incident and the discovery of a briefcase containing a quantity of cash which was recovered in the area.

Officers were called at 11.12am on Tuesday January 3 to reports of a collision involving two pedestrians and a BMW.

The air ambulance attended the scene but sadly the two men died.

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Police at the scene of the hit and run. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

The men, believed to be in their late teens to early twenties, have not yet been identified and officers are trying to trace their next of kin.

The driver, believed to be in his 40s, left the scene on foot. The police helicopter and dog unit assisted with a search of the area but the driver is still outstanding.

The road was shut until late into the night but is open today.

Police at the scene of the hit and run. Picture by Terry Harris.
Police at the scene of the hit and run. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police at the scene of the hit and run. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police at the scene of the hit and run. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police at the scene of the hit and run. Picture by Terry Harris.
Police at the scene of the hit and run. Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Police at the scene of the hit and run. Picture by Terry Harris. THA