A motorcyclist is in a critical condition in hospital after a road accident in Heswall.
Emergency services were called to Chester Road, at the junction of Gayton Lane, after reports of a crash at around 10.15am this morning ( Monday).
Police said the accident involved a silver Toyota Auris car and a red Honda motorcycle at the junction of Chester Road and Gayton Lane.
The man who was on the motorbike was taken to hospital and his condition has been described by police as “critical.”
The man driving the Toyota Auris was taken to hospital for minor injuries and is assisting police with enquiries.
Police have said they are keen to speak to a man and women who were jogging in the area and may have witnessed the crash.
Road closures which have remained in place on Chester Road between Gayton roundabout and Boathouse Lane will be lifted this evening.
Roads Policing Sergeant Amy Murray said: “We are in the early stages of an investigation into a road traffic collision in Heswall this morning which has left a man seriously injured.
“If you witnessed the collision or were driving past at the time and have any dashcam footage, please review it and get in touch.
“We are particularly keen to speak to a man and a woman who we believe were out jogging in the area at the time of the incident and may have witnessed the collision. If this is you then please get in touch as soon as possible, as information you hold could be vital to our enquiries.
“Please get in touch with us directly or anonymously, through Crimestoppers, and we’ll do the rest.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call our Matrix Roads Policing Unit on (0151) 777 5747, email [email protected], or DM @MerPolCC on Twitter quoting reference 22000006047.
You can also call 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111, or their online form at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously.
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Motorcyclist fighting for his life in hospital after serious crash