/ Appeal after collision in Heywood

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision in Heywood.
At around 7.30pm on Saturday 21 October 2017, police were called to reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Bury New Road.
A blue Peugeot 206 had been travelling along the road towards Heywood, when it was involved in a collision with a 78-year-old man who was crossing the road.
The man was taken to hospital for treatment and remains in a serious condition.
Police Constable Dermot Murray of GMP’s Serious Collision Unit, said: “This collision has left an elderly man in hospital with some very serious injuries.
“Our team of specialist officers are supporting the man’s family at this very difficult time.
“This happened on a busy road, so I’m asking for anyone who was in the area and has dash-cam footage, or who saw something that could help with our investigation, to please get in touch.”
Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 or 101, quoting incident number 1930 of 21/10/17. This can also be done anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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