Police appeal after serious collision

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a serious collision involving a van and a pedestrian in Milton Keynes yesterday morning (28/11).

The collision occurred at approximately 5am in Saxon Street, Fishermead.

The pedestrian, a man in his early twenties, sustained serious injuries and was initially taken to Milton Keynes Hospital, before being transferred to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. His condition is described as critical.

The van involved was a black car-derived Vauxhall Astra. The driver, a 48-year-old man, was taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision. Sgt Scott Silk, leading the investigation, said: “At this time of day there would have been people travelling to work and may have seen the collision or the pedestrian prior to the incident.”

Anyone with information should contact either Sgt Silk or PC Rob Lyne of the Thames Valley Police Roads Policing Department via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101. If you don’t want to speak to police or give your name, please call the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.