Did you witness a serious collision in south Manchester?
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Police are appealing for information after a 12-year-old boy was left in a critical condition following a collision with a car in the Chorlton area of Manchester yesterday.
At around 3.50pm on Tuesday 18 May, the boy was crossing Barlow Moor Road when a car on the northbound carriageway collided with him.
The car failed to remain at the scene and is understood to have turned left onto High Lane.
The boy was taken to hospital with serious head injuries. He remains there in a critical condition.
No arrests have been made and officers from GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are appealing to any witnesses or drivers with dash cam footage to contact them as part of their enquiries.
Police Sergeant Darren Hancock, of SCIU, said: "A boy is in hospital with very serious injuries and we need to find out exactly how this collision occurred, and who was involved.
"Our enquiries are being made at great pace and we are working to identify the driver of the car that failed to stop, however we do advise the person behind the wheel of that car to make contact with police so we can properly ascertain the circumstances of this serious incident."
Anyone with information should call SCIU on 0161 856 4741 or 101 quoting incident 1953 of 19/05/2021. Information can also be provided online on LiveChat via www.gmp.police.uk.
Details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.