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Two in critical condition after Dream motorbike crash
7:20pm Sunday 16th September 2012 in News
A TEENAGER and a man are fighting for their lives in hospital today after a horrific crash between two off road motorbikes on land near the Dream sculpture.
The 15-year-old boy and man, who is aged 28, are both in a critical condition in hospital after a collision yesterday afternoon (Sunday, September 16).
Both were airlifted to Aintree Hospital via air ambulance from the land near Sutton Manor shortly after 3.35pm.
A third man, aged 19, was taken by ambulance to Whiston Hospital with serious injuries, however, his condition is not thought to be life threatening at this time.
The M62 was closed in both directions to allow emergency services to access the scene. The three victims are from the Clock Face area, police confirmed.
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is continuing.
Police chiefs have urged witnesses to come forward.
A spokeswoman said: “It is thought that there were a number of people at the scene at time the of the collision and the site is clearly visible from the M62.
“Police are keen to talk to anyone who may have seen the collision or the bikes in the area earlier.”
Anyone with information is asked to call traffic investigators on 0151 777 5444 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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