Officers are appealing for information following a fatal collision on Rochdale Old Road, Bury
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At around 5:30pm yesterday (Tuesday 18 May 2021), police were called to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car on Rochdale Old Road in Bury
Emergency services attended and the pedestrian - a man - aged 37 - was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His family are aware.
The car driver stayed at the scene to assist with enquiries and no arrests have been made.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and police are appealing for any witnesses or those with video footage to get in touch.
Detective Chief Inspector Kate Atton of GMP's Bury Division said: "This is a tragic incident in which a man has lost his life and we are working hard to establish the circumstances that led to this.
"This happened on a vital road connecting Bury and Rochdale, at one of the busiest times of day. We'd urge anyone who passed through this area with a dash-cam to get in touch with us. They could hold vital information that will help us to progress our enquiries."
Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 8562, quoting incident number 2323 of 18/05/2021.
Reports can also be made to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Greater Manchester Victims' Services provide emotional and practical support to anyone affected by crime and are a confidential service. The service can be contacted by visiting the website on www.gmvictims.org.uk or calling 0161 200 1950.