Three taken to hospital and one arrested following serious RTC in Thornton Hough

Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision involving two cars in Wirral yesterday evening, Monday 14 August.

At around 9.15pm, it was reported that a blue Ford Fiesta and a blue Peugeot 3008 were in collision near to the North Lodge on Thornton Common Road, Thornton Hough.

Three people were taken to hospital. Two male drivers sustained serious injuries which are not life-threatening, and a woman passenger is in a critical condition.

A 60-year-old man from Neston was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

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

Sergeant Simon Duffy from the Matrix Serious Collision Investigation Unit said, “This incident happened at a time where there may have been people around who may have witnessed the incident, and we urge those in the vicinity to check your CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage as it may have captured the incident. Any information no matter how small could help the investigation.

“If you were passing the location and saw or captured the incident on CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage, or believe you witnessed either vehicle prior to the collision, then please share this with us and we will take action.”

Call the Matrix Roads Policing Unit on (0151) 777 5747 or contact @MerPolCC on Twitter or Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook quoting reference 23000753720.

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


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