Pedestrian fighting for life after crash near South Mimms

PUBLISHED: 11:47 27 December 2017 | UPDATED: 12:15 27 December 2017

Police have appealed for witnesses following a serious accident near South Mimms

Police have appealed for witnesses following a serious accident near South Mimms


A man was rushed to hospital in a critical condition following a crash near South Mimms this morning.

During the early hours three men were walking home from a night out in St Albans towards Potters Bar, when for reasons unknown, a male pedestrian aged in his early 30s was in collision with a green Fiat Ulysse.

It happened on the B556 St Albans Road, between the junctions of Blackhorse Lane, at 5.35am.

A police spokeswoman said he was rushed to St Mary’s Hospital in a critical condition and officers had spoken to the driver.

Sergeant Will Hood said: “Sadly, a young man is in hospital with very serious injuries.

“We are particularly keen to speak to a male motorist who stopped at the scene, but left to go to work.

“We are also appealing for any other motorists who were using the road or saw what happened at 5.35am this morning (Wednesday) to come forward so we can establish exactly what happened.

“This information could be vital to our investigation.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 77 of today’s date.

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