Woman and friends hit by ‘high-speed motorbike’ in hit-and-run


A woman who had just completed a 10-hour shift at a Covid testing center narrowly escaped when a motorcycle slammed into the side of her car.

Alex Woods was leaving the St Helens test center, with two passengers, when the shocking sequence of events unfolded.

She was turning the car just after the lights turned green, when the motorcycle – driven by two men – which was allegedly traveling at high speed passed through a red light and crashed into it.

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The Mercedes C180 car was badly damaged and the two men on the motorcycle fled.

The hit and run occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Monday, at the junction of Chester Lane and Farndon Avenue.

Alex, 41, from Wallasey, said: “This motorbike came down screaming in Chester Lane, through a red light and came straight into me.

“We were all shocked and shaken. All of the car’s airbags were deployed.

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“There were a number of witnesses. One said that one of the people on the bike escaped from the scene in a blue Renault Clio.

“There was no license plate on the bike, which was all smashed. It is believed that it could have been picked up and taken to The Dream sculpture in St Helens, where it was set on fire.

Another witness said the bike, which was allegedly stolen, passed six red lights and was traveling at around 60 mph.

“My car was written off. I then had to be hospitalized for a perforated eardrum caused by the sound of the impact. My passenger in the front seat was injured by the seat belt, while her partner who was on the back seat was covered with glass. “

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A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: ‘We were contacted at 6:10 p.m. on Monday 21 June, following reports of a collision involving a black motorbike and a Mercedes car at Chester Lane / Farndon Avenue in St Helens.

“Two men who were on the bike left the area following the collision towards The Dream.

“Damage was caused to the car, but there is no report that no one was seriously injured.

“Witness investigations have been carried out.”

Alex has now set up a fundraising page because she was not covered by her insurance for this type of incident.

Anyone with information is requested to contact DM @MerPolCC or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 55 1111 citing the reference 21000434631.


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