Man in critical condition after police crash in Maghull
A MAN is in a critical condition after being hit by a police car responding to an emergency.
The collision took place on the A59 Northway, Maghull near the Alt Park Hotel Pub at around 20 past midnight on Sunday, May 19.
The pedestrian, a man in his 30s, was taken to hospital where he was described by Merseyside Police as being in a “critical condition”. The officer sustained no injuries.
The ambulance service were also in attendance and road closures were put in place on both sides of the carriageway, to Switch Island. Road users were urged to use other routes.
The incident has been referred to the IOPC for further investigation.
Anyone that witnessed the collision or has dash cam footage of the area leading up to the incident is asked to DM @MerPolCC or call 101 quoting: MP-20190519-0019.