Marine Drive RTC leaves motorcyclist with “life-changing injuries”

Police have launched an appeal for information.

Police have launched an appeal for information after an RTC on Marine Drive yesterday left a motorcyclist with significant injuries.

Merseyside Police said: “At around 4.45pm yesterday (Tuesday 20 July), we received a report of a road traffic collision on Marine Drive, Southport.

“It was reported that a motorcycle was in collision with a car between Marine Drive and Fairway.

“Emergency services attended and the rider of the motorcycle, a man in his 30s, was taken to hospital for life-changing injuries.

“He remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

“The driver of the car stopped at the scene and is assisting police with enquiries.

“CCTV and witness enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”

Roads Policing Inspector Carl McNulty said: “We’re asking anyone who was in the Marine Drive area who may have witnessed the collision yesterday evening to contact us.

“If you captured mobile phone or dashcam footage of the incident then please get in touch as any information you have could prove vital to our investigation.

“Whether you choose to get information to us directly or anonymously, through Crimestoppers, any information you provide will be acted upon.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call our Matrix Roads Policing Unit on (0151) 7771530 or contact @MerPolCC on Twitter or Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook quoting reference 21000505992.

Alternatively you can leave information anonymously with Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. You can also use their online form anonymously: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information-online.

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