UK man sets himself on fire outside McDonald's in Walton, Liverpool; in critical condition
Merseyside police spokesperson confirmed McDonald's Walton self-immolation incident and informed an investigation is going on.-
A British man in his 40s set himself on fire outside a McDonald's in Walton, Liverpool. The shocking incident took place around 6 am this morning when a man in front of many people set himself on fire. The man was taken to hospital by Emergency services called by the witnesses present there. Currently, the man is fighting for his life in hospital.
Merseyside police spokesperson was quoted by a UK media portal who confirmed McDonald's Walton self-immolation incident. The Spokesperson said, "We received a report of a concern for safety of a man in Walton this morning, Thursday 26 October. At around 5.50am it was reported a man, aged in his 40s, needed urgent medical attention for serious burns injuries.
"Emergency services attended and he has been taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition. An investigation is ongoing and a cordon remains in place at the scene."
Merseyside Fire services also confirmed it and reportedly said, "Crews were alerted at 5.34am and one fire engine was on scene to assist Merseyside Police at 5.40am, we left the scene at 06.49am."