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Two officers hurt after collision with suspected drink or drug driver in Salford

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Two officer hurt after suspected drug driver crashes into them Liverpool Road in Salford

Two officers hurt after a collision with a suspected drink and drug driver have been rushed to the hospital.

Officers are now appealing witnesses to come forward following a collision involving the police car and a black Mercedes C200.

The collision happened just before 3.30am on Thursday 10th November 2016 when a marked police car travelling on Liverpool Road in Salford was involved in the collision.

Two officers who were travelling in the car at the time of the collision were taken to hospital for treatment for their injuries. One of the officers has since been discharged and the other remains in a stable condition.

‎The driver of the Mercedes was also taken to hospital as a precautionary measure but has since been discharged.

A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs. He is currently in police custody for questioning.

Sergeant Helen Hallworth of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “We have launched an extensive investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the collision and I’m appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.

“We have arrested a man in connection with the incident but need the public’s help to continue with our investigation.

“If anyone saw the Mercedes being driven before the collision or if anyone has dashcam footage or CCTV from the area, please let us know.”

Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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Police searching for a missing schoolgirl have found a body in a river.

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Police had launched an appeal to find 11-year-old Ursula Keogh from Halifax, who was last seen on Monday afternoon.

Although formal identification has yet to take place, her family have been told about the discovery of the body in the River Calder at Paris Gates in Halifax.

In a statement, West Yorkshire Police said: “Inquiries will remain ongoing to determine a cause of the death, however, at this stage, it is not believed there are any suspicious circumstances.”

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Dad arrested after Mylee Billingham aged 8 stabbed to death

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Eight-year old Mylee Billingham was stabbed to death in her own home, Her father has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Mylee was found with serious stab injuries and rushed to Hospital, but died a short time later.

Her father Bill Billingham aged 54 is a murder suspect in the case, he has been arrested he remains in a critical condition after attempts failed to take his own life.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the murder.

He is under a police guard after he was discovered with a stab wound to his stomach and will have to undergo surgery.

Police officers responding to a domestic incident were called to a house in Brownhills near Walsall in West Mindlands at 9.15pm on Saturday.

 

Her father uploaded a photo of Mylee to his Facebook profile just before emergency services were alerted to the tragedy.

The post was captioned with the words “Pitza on bed Iv Moo x.”

The girl was pictured on her bed smiling with two plates of pizza in front of her, Moments later she was murdered.

A post-mortem examination will take place later to establish the exact cause of Mylee’s death.

West Midlands Police said Billingham is yet to be questioned by officers due to his condition.

 

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Girl aged 8 who was stabbed to death named as Mylee Billingham

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A little girl who was tragically stabbed to death has been named as 8-year-old Mylee Billingham.

Police responded to a domestic related incident near Walsall and sadly discovery Mylee seriously injured.

Despite frantic efforts by police, paramedics and doctors nothing could be done to save Mylee.

Cops immediately arrested a man aged 54 in connection with her murder.

Sadly Mylee was found with life threatening injuries at a property in Brownhills, near Walsall, on Saturday night, and died a short time later in hospital.

West Midlands Police said the man was also taken to hospital with a stab wound to the stomach.

The 54-year-old man who was arrested remains in a “critical” condition and will Be question “in due course” in relation to the murder of 8 year old Mylee.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with Mylee’s death.

Our thoughts are with Mylee’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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