Pedestrian fighting for life after road traffic incident on First Avenue
News / Wed 8th Jan 2020 at 09:42pm
Statement from East of England Ambulance
At 7.52pm an ambulance officer stopped at the scene of a collision in First Avenue, Harlow.
We sent an ambulance and two Essex and Herts Air Ambulances.
One man was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital by land ambulance in a serious condition.
POLICE Officers investigating a suspected road traffic collision in Harlow this evening, Wednesday 8 January, are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage.
A spokesperson said: “We were called shortly before 8pm with reports that a pedestrian had been seriously injured whilst on First Avenue/Mandela Avenue, between the A1019 round-about and Park Lane.
The pedestrian, a man in his 40s, has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Officers suspect that the man may have been in collision with a vehicle and would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around this time and witnessed or has dash cam footage of a collision or any suspicious behaviour.
Please contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting incident 1024 of 8 January or by emailing [email protected].
Information can also be given completely anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org.
The section of road will remain closed while enquiries continue.
EMERGENCY services are in attendance at an incident on First Avenue in Harlow.
They have shut off the road between Velizy Avenue and Park Lane.
There appears to be a damaged vehicle in the middle of the road.
Two stationary buses are also parked up.
YH has contacted the relevant press offices for more information.