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Drug drivers arrested after a man was hit by a car in a serious accident outside Iceland

A 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drug driving after a pedestrian was seriously injured in an accident outside an Icelandic shop.

Emergency services were called to Prescot Road in Kensington to report a major crash on Wednesday April 14th.

Officers said a man in his fifties was hit by a Renault Clio and hospitalized around 9:10 p.m.

The man suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

Today the force confirmed that a Croxteth man was arrested in connection with the crash. He was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and drug driving and taken to a police station for questioning.

He has since been released pending further investigation.

Officer Joey Pereira of the Matrix Roads Policing Unit said, “Our investigations into the incident are ongoing and we are very keen to speak to anyone who has been in the area and track the movements of the car before or during the collision a dashcam or other means.

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“We believe the car was driving out of town along Kensington, past McDonald’s and through the junction of Sheil Road onto Prescot Road, where the collision took place. Any information or footage could be vital to the investigation. Please log in. ”

If you have a dashcam or other footage please contact us via @MerPoCC on Twitter, 101 or via email at 4379@merseyside.police.uk with reference number 21000237735.

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