Appeal for witnesses after 'nasty' collision leaves man with serious injuries

Date published: 01 April 2021

Officers are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Newton Heath yesterday (Wednesday).

At around 5.40pm yesterday, police received a report of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on Scotland Hall Road.

Emergency services attended and established that a 30-year-old man and a vehicle had been involved in a collision.

He is currently being treated in hospital for serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The vehicle, believed to be a grey or silver hatchback, failed to stop at the scene and an investigation is underway.

No arrests have been made.

Road closures are no longer in place.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has footage from around the area at the time of the collision is urged to contact police.

Detective Inspector Louise Edwards said: "This is a nasty collision which has left a man with serious injuries.

"Our thoughts are with his and his loved ones as he receives treatment in hospital. 

"An investigation is underway and we are appealing for the public to come forward with any information that may assist us."

Anyone with any information should contact police on 0161 856 61146 quoting incident number 2469 of 31/03/2021.

Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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