Police appeal after Wilstead collision which left man with life-threatening injuries

Police Appeal witness

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a road traffic collision in Wilstead which left a man seriously injured.

On Sunday (4 July) at around 2.40pm, a silver Hyundai and a red motorbike collided in Bedford Road.

The road was closed whilst emergency services dealt with the incident and one man was taken to hospital with serious injuries, which are being treated as life-threatening.

Sergeant Ian Manley, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit, said: “We are working to establish the circumstances of this incident and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision.

“We’d also like to hear from anyone who saw either of the vehicles prior to the incident, or who was in the area around this time and has dashcam footage.”

If you have information or footage, please report it via the Bedfordshire Police online reporting tool quoting reference Operation Helicona.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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