Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious car crash yesterday which left a man with life threatening injuries.

Hammersley Lane, off London Road, was closed in both directions after a crash involving multiple vehicles.

At around 1.05pm a black Mercedes was travelling along the busy road towards Loudwater and around half a mile down the road it collided with three parked cars.

A male drivers in his forties was taken to hospital in a serious condition and a female driver was also taken to hospital however her injuries are not believed to be serious.

Police constable Richard Martin, based at Amersham, said: “We are appealing for witnesses following this incident. 

“We would ask any witnesses who have not already spoken to police please get in touch."

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting the reference 697 (27/06) or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.