Investigation ongoing following serious collision in Fosse Road South, Leicester
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An investigation is ongoing following a serious collision in Fosse Road South, Leicester, on Friday afternoon (21 October).
Police were called to the incident near the junction with Upperton Road at 1.23pm.
East Midlands Ambulance Service and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.
It was reported a male pedestrian had been involved in a collision with a Jaguar car. The man was taken to hospital by ambulance where he remains in a critical but stable condition.
Immediately following the collision, it was reported the Jaguar vehicle had been involved in a collision involving four other cars – a Citroen car, a Volkswagen car, a Mercedes people carrier and a Fiat Punto.
Some people who were in the vehicles involved were taken to hospital with minor injuries and discharged after treatment.
From enquiries conducted so far, it’s believed there was also a passenger in the Jaguar whose details were not obtained at the time. Officers would like to identify and speak to that person and urged them to come forward.
An 80-year-old man has been voluntarily interviewed in connection with the collision, enquiries remain ongoing and officers are appealing to anyone with any information to make contact.
DC Anita Rose from the force Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our enquiries are very much ongoing as we continue to establish the full circumstances of the collision and what has happened.
“If you were in the area on Friday afternoon and witnessed the collision or saw the vehicles being driven beforehand please do contact us.
“If you have any CCTV or dashcam footage from the area, you should also get in touch.
“Anyone with any information can report online at www.leics.police.uk or contact 101 quoting incident 257 of 21 October.”