Pedestrian seriously injured in Hemel Hempstead collision

He remains in a critical but stable condition

Monday, 18th May 2020, 5:33 pm
Updated Monday, 18th May 2020, 5:34 pm

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision in Hemel Hempstead on Saturday.

The collision happened just after 12.05pm on Saturday, May 16 May, on Hemel Hempstead Road, near to the junction with Wood End Farm.

A grey Ford Kuga was in collision with a pedestrian - a man in his 20s - he suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital by ambulance.

The collision happened on Hemel Hempstead Road, near to the junction with Wood End Farm

He remains in a critical but stable condition.

The driver of the Ford, a woman in her 60s, was uninjured and remained at the scene.

An air ambulance attended the incident and paramedics gave the pedestrian treatment at the scene, before he was taken to hospital via road.

His next of kin have been made aware and are being supported by officers.

The road was closed for several hours while officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit (BCH RPU) conducted initial enquiries at the scene.

The road reopened at 4.10pm.

Sergeant Tom Daly, from the BCH RPU, said: “We have already spoken to a number of witnesses, but if you saw the collision and think you may have information that could assist our investigation then please get in touch.

“If you were travelling along Hemel Hempstead Road at the time of the collision and have a dash cam fitted to your vehicle, please contact us as you may have captured something

significant.”

If you have any information, email Sergeant Daly at [email protected], or you can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, or call 101 quoting reference ISR 269 of 16 May, or Operation Catamaran.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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