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Appeal for witnesses following serious collision in Evesham

We are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision on Broadway Road in Evesham.

The incident happened at around 7.20pm yesterday evening (Monday, 7 January) when a black Mitsubishi Carisma driving down Broadway Road in the direction of Evesham, collided with a lamp post and a tree.

One of the  occupants, a woman in her 20s, was taken to hospital with what are believed to be life changing injuries .

A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving while under the influence alcohol.

Road closures were in place while emergency services attended but the road has since re-opened.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the  vehicle prior to this, to contact them on 101 quoting reference 568s of 7 January. Alternatively information can be provided anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Issued at: 4.15pm, Tuesday, 8 January 2019, by LK, Corporate Communications

Published 08/01/19