Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Milton Keynes today (16/2), in an incident that’s being treated as an attempted murder.

The appeal relates to an incident that happened at around 4am today (16/2) the victim, a 20-year-old man, was struck by a car on Brearley Avenue, Oldbrook, in Milton Keynes.

Police believe that the car, which was a green Ford Fiesta, was deliberately driven at the victim.

The victim was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford with serious but non-life threatening injuries to his head and chest. He currently remains in hospital.

Investigating officer, Detective Inspector Jason Simpson said, “We are appealing for witnesses to this incident in which the victim was left with serious injuries requiring him to be taken to hospital.

“This happened in a public area so we are hoping that witnesses can come forward and help with our enquiries. I appreciate the concern this will cause in the local community, but we believe this to be an isolated incident.

“We are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who recognises the description of the vehicle, a green Ford Fiesta, and may have information on the whereabouts of the car.

“We would also like to hear from anyone who may have heard a verbal confrontation in nearby Underwood Place, just prior to the incident taking place.

“Any amount of information would be helpful to aid our investigation. Please call 101 quoting reference 43190050150.”

Police have said that people can also alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or file an incident report form on the Thames Valley Police website.