Witness appeal after fatal Chadderton collision

Date published: 11 October 2021

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian died in a collision in Chadderton on Friday night.

Police were called at about 10.05pm on October 8, 2021 to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Broadway, close to the Sportsman pub.

The North West Ambulance Service also attended, but a 59-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

PC Phillip Collingwood, of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "We would like to speak to anyone in the area at the time, particularly anyone who may have seen a blue Seat Leon driving at speed from the junction of Broadgate, along Broadway, up until the collision point at the junction of Foxdenton Lane.

"I would also like anyone with dashcam footage from around 10pm on Broadway to come forward. 

"Anyone with information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741, quoting incident 3345 of 8/10/21."

Information can also be reported online or by using the Live Chat function at: www.gmp.police.uk.

If you can't report online, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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