THE father of a disabled man has spoken out after his son was left with horrific injuries when he was knocked down in a hit and run crash in Bradford.

Nazakat Hussain, said his son Fazal, 22, has been left "heartbroken" after suffering a broken leg and fractures to his neck and back after he was hit by a car on Leeds Road at the junction with Lower Rushton Road on January 28.

"It was a hit and run," said Mr Hussain, of Thornbury, "My son was thrown back by the impact of the crash. The police recovered the vehicle but the driver ran off.

"This needs to be taken seriously. My son could have been killed.

"He was seriously injured and spent four days in hospital. He's back home now but he's on crutches.

Mr Hussain said he was disappointed that the police had not come to get a statement from his son.

"This is all so heartbreaking for my son," said Mr Hussain. "He's feeling neglected by the police."

The police are continuning their investigation of the crash.

A police spokesperson said: “The full circumstances of the incident are subject to an active investigation. We will be updating the family directly.”