Appeal for witnesses after man left with serious injuries in Bedford

Air Ambulance taking off over Midland Road and Ford End Road 9 June 2022
Image: Jelena Stojkovic/Facebook

Witnesses to a road traffic collision in Bedford, are being asked to come forward after a pedestrian was left with serious injuries.

Yesterday (9 June) at around 1.55 pm, a black Toyota Prius and a pedestrian were involved in a collision outside the post office on Ford End Road.

The pedestrian, a man in his 50s, was airlifted to hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Video:Jelena Stojkovic/Facebook

Sergeant Mark Atkins, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit, said: “This collision happened at a very busy time of the day and the driver of the Prius remained at the scene to assist us with our enquiries.

“We are trying to piece together the events leading up to the collision and are asking anyone who witnessed it or has dashcam footage to please get in touch.”

If you have information or footage, please report it by calling 101 or via the Bedfordshire Police online reporting tool quoting Operation Decking.

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