Collision involving pedestrain and cyclist in Bootle

Merseyside Police is appealing for information following a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a cyclist in Bootle yesterday, Thursday 16 June.

At around 5.45pm it was reported that a pedestrian and cyclist collided at the junction of Washington Parade and Vermont Way. 

The pedestrian, a woman in her 60s, was taken to hospital with a serious head injury. She is now in a serious but stable condition. 

The cyclist, a 15-year-old male, was not injured and stopped at the scene. He is assisting officers with their enquiries. 

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and reopened a few hours later.

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

Roads Policing Sergeant Amy Murray said, “If you witnessed this collision, or were passing and may have captured any dashcam footage to please come forward so we can understand the circumstances of what took place.”

If you witnessed the incident or have any CCTV, dashcam or other footage, please contact call Merseyside Police on (0151) 777 5747, email: [email protected] or via @MerPolCC on Twitter, or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook, with reference 22000418543.

You can also pass information via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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