Appeal for witnesses following collision - Crab Street, St Helens
We are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on Crab Street in St Helens yesterday, Monday 12 March.
Shortly before 5.20pm, it was reported that a black Fiat Punto and a blue Vauxhall Vivaro van had been in collision, before the Punto was in collision with a 43-year-old woman and a 7-year-old girl close to the junction with North Road.
The pedestrians were taken to hospital for their injuries. The woman remains in a critical condition and the condition of the girl is described as serious but stable.
The drivers of the vehicles stopped at the scene to help police with enquiries and officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident.
Roads Policing Sergeant, Phil Mitchell said: “We would be interested in speaking to anyone who was travelling on Crab Street / North Road around 5.20pm yesterday and who may have captured the incident or the lead up to it on their vehicle’s dash cam.
“We are also looking to speak with pedestrians who may have witnessed the collision, as this occurred on a busy street at a busy time of day.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Matrix Roads Policing on 0151 777 5747, Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC. You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 763 of 12 March or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information