Man suffers 'serious' injuries after being struck by a car on the A627M

Date published: 24 September 2021

An investigation has been launched after a man was struck by a car last night on the A627M.

Police patrolling at around 7.30pm last night (Thursday), spotted what they believed to have been a stolen car near Hawthorne Road in Oldham, and engaged in a short pursuit.

The vehicle stopped on Hough Lane near the A627M, and the occupants left the vehicle on foot.

Following this, one of the occupants, a 32-year-old man, suffered serious injuries after being involved in a collision with a vehicle on the A627M just before 8pm.

He remains in hospital in a serious condition.

A second man, aged 28, was arrested nearby on suspicion of burglary and remains in custody for questioning.

The incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct in line with policy.  

Anyone with any information or DashCam footage is being urged to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit via LiveChat on the GMP website, or call 0161 856 4741 quoting log number 2060 of 23/09/2021.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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