Police probe after car hits pedestrians
Date published: 30 July 2014
A WOMAN in her 60s suffered serious leg injuries yesterday when a car reversed into her at speed.
She was airlifted to Manchester Royal Infirmary following the incident on Park Street, Royton, behind Rochdale Road, at around noon.
Her husband — who was also hit —was taken to the Royal Oldham Hospital via ambulance with less serious injuries.
The woman driver was in a Fiat Panda which then mounted the pavement and crashed into a house.
The injured woman suffered several broken bones to a leg but her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
Her husband suffered a suspected broken collar bone as well as bumps and bruises.
Police closed Park Street after the incident and reopened it at 2.25pm.
A police investigation is under way.
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