Appeal for information and footage following serious collision in Widnes Date published: 7th October 2019 2.01pm

Officers are appealing for information and dashcam footage from members of the public following a serious collision in Widnes.

At around 6.40am today, Monday 7 October, a grey Peugeot 208 car collided with a pedestrian on Hough Green Road, near to the Arden junction.

The pedestrian, an 83-year-old woman from Widnes, was taken to hospital via an ambulance.

She sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision.

Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and as part of their investigation officers want to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision.

They also want to hear from anyone who believes they may have dashcam footage of the incident or any other information that may be relevant to the investigation.

Sergeant Helen Cooper, of Cheshire Constabulary’s Serious and Complex Collision Investigation Unit, said: “An 83-year-old woman is currently in hospital receiving treatment for the serious injuries she sustained as a result of the collision.

“I would like to reassure members of the public that we are doing everything we can to establish how the incident occurred.

“We spoke to the driver of the car involved in the collision at the scene and other enquiries are ongoing.

“As part of our investigation we are urging anyone who witnessed the collision to get in touch.

“The same goes for anyone who was driving along Hough Green Road and believes they have dashcam footage that may aid the investigation.

“If you have any information or footage regarding the collision please contact us at the Serious and Complex Collision Investigation Unit by calling 101, quoting IML 532477.”

Information can also be given via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries.

Dashcam footage can be submitted online at https://cheshireconstabulary.egressforms.com.