Man in ‘critical condition’ following serious RTC near Old Swan Fire Station

Merseyside Police Matrix Roads Policing Unit is appealing for more information after a collision yesterday afternoon, Thursday 15 September.

At around 4.40pm officers were called to a report of a collision involving a Ford Focus, Range Rover and a Peugeot box van on Queens Drive, close to the Fire Station.

The driver of the red Ford Focus, a man in his 60s, was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

Drivers of the other two cars received treatment for minor injuries.

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

Sergeant Steve Smith from Merseyside Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit said, “We are in the early stages of investigating a serious collision on Queens Drive in West Derby yesterday afternoon where a man is in a critical condition.

“Enquiries are ongoing in relation to the circumstances. Therefore, we’d ask that anyone who was driving on Queens Drive, close to the Fire Station, at around 4.40pm and witnessed the collision or captured anything on dashcam or other devices to come forward as soon as possible. 

“Your information could be absolutely vital to our investigation.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information which could assist the investigation, is asked to call the Matrix Serious Collision Investigation Unit on (0151) 777 5747 or email  or contact Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook quoting reference 22000689680.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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