Collision involving HGV and 68-year-old pedestrian in Birkenhead

Merseyside Police is appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision in Birkenhead yesterday afternoon, Wednesday 9 November, which involved an HGV and a pedestrian.

At around 2.15pm, police received a report that an HGV had been involved in a collision with a 68-year-old man on New Chester Road near Royal Standard Way, by the Rock Ferry Bypass roundabout.

The man was taken to hospital with multiple injuries, including a serious head injury, and he is currently in a serious condition.

The driver of the HGV stopped at the scene and is assisting with enquiries.

Police are appealing for any witnesses, CCTV and dash camera footage which may assist the investigation.

Detective Sergeant Andy Roper from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said, “If you witnessed this collision, or were passing and may have captured any dashcam footage, please come forward so we can understand the circumstances of what took place.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call the Merseyside Police Matrix Serious Collision Investigation Unit on (0151) 777 5747, email or DM @MerPolCC on Twitter quoting reference 22000823147.


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