/ Serious collision in Wigan

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision in Wigan.

Shortly after 8pm on Tuesday 17 October 2017, a blue VW Golf was travelling on Ormskirk Road, towards Ashton-in-Makerfield, when a pedestrian collided with the Golf at Saddle junction.

The pedestrian, a man aged 58, was taken to hospital where he is being treated for broken ankle. The driver of the car was not injured.

Police have launched an investigation and are appealing for witnesses, and anyone with dash-cam footage, to come forward.

Police Constable Jon McColl of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “I would ask anyone who witnessed the man before the collision, or saw what happened, to contact police.

“If you have any dash-cam footage, please get in touch as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with information, or dash-cam footage, should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.





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