Police appeal to find witnesses of Markyate crash which left pedestrian with critical injuries

A car hit a pedestrian on A5183 between Markyate and Kensworth. Picture: Danny Loo

A car hit a pedestrian on A5183 between Markyate and Kensworth. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

Police officers are searching to find any witnesses of a Markyate crash that left a pedestrian with critical injuries.

At about 4.30am on September 1, Bedfordshire Police were called to the northbound carriageway of the A5183, between Markyate and Kensworth.

A blue Mercedes hit a man in his 20s, who was taken to hospital with serious injuries, and the road was closed.

The man is still in a critical condition.

Sgt Russ Jones from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit said: "We are appealing for anyone who may have seen the vehicle or the pedestrian at the time of the collision, or a short time before, and in particular anyone who has dashcam footage.


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"This information will help us establish what happened."

Anyone with information should contact Sgt Jones on 101 with reference Op Molong.

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