Suspected hit-and-run in Oldham leaves woman with life-threatening injuries

Date published: 21 September 2020

Police are appealing for information after a woman was seriously injured in Oldham. 

At around 2.40am yesterday (Sunday), police were called to Lees Road following reports that a person was lying in the road. 

Officers attended and a woman in her 30s was taken to hospital.

Her injuries are described as life-threatening. Her next of kin has been informed.

An investigation is underway. 

Inspector Danny Byrne, of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "Firstly, I would like to say that our thoughts are with the victim and her loved ones as she continues to receive treatment in hospital.

"Enquiries are ongoing, but we believe that the victim was hit by a vehicle which failed to stop at the scene. 

"I would like to use this opportunity to appeal to anyone with information or dash cam footage from the surrounding area at the time to share it with us so we can establish the full circumstances of this incident."

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting 479 of 20/09/20 or the independent charity - Crimestoppers - anonymously, on 0800 555 111. 

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