Police are appealing for information following a fatal road incident in Bolton
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Police are appealing for information following a fatal road incident in Bolton.
At around 2.20pm on Saturday 23 April 2021 a man aged 69 returned to his Kia Sportage at the junction of Crompton Way and Crompton Vale following a walk.
The vehicle began to roll downhill and while attempting to stop it, the man was run over.
Emergency services attended but the man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Sergeant Philip Shaw of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: "This is appears to be a tragic accident and our thoughts are with this man's family at this terribly difficult time for them.
"It remains important that we conduct an investigation into the circumstances of this incident to make sure the family have answers to why this happened.
"We encourage anyone who witnessed the incident, saw the car prior to the man's return to it, or has any information that may assist our enquiries to get in touch."
Contact police on 0161 856 4741 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.