Oldham school girl left with serious injuries after collision

Reporter: Jon Chubb
Date published: 15 February 2019

An Oldham school girl was rushed to hospital with serious injuries following a collision with a car while she was on her way home.

The 12-year old is understood to have been struck as she was trying to cross Rochdale Road outside Crompton House School at around 4.30pm on Wednesday afternoon.

Emergency services rushed to the scene with the girl suffering serious injuries after being struck by a silver Vauxhall.

Several police cars also attended the scene with the road being closed for several hours following the incident, it reopened later that same evening.

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police confirmed they’d attended the incident and also gave an update on the girl’s condition: “Shortly before 4.45pm on Wednesday, February 13, police were called to reports that a silver Vauxhall had collided with a 12-year-old pedestrian on Rochdale Road.

"Emergency services attended and the girl was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

"She remains in a stable condition.

"The driver remained at the scene to speak with officers and no arrests have been made.

"Enquiries are ongoing."