Pedestrian fighting for his life after serious Middleton collision
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We're appealing for information after a man was left fighting for his life following a collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Middleton last night.
Shortly before 9.15pm on Sunday 31 October, officers responded to reports of a collision between a blue BMW 320 and a 35-year-old pedestrian walking his dog on Hollin Lane.
Emergency services attended and the pedestrian was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he remains in a critical condition.
The car failed to remain at the scene.
A blue BMW 320 was later recovered in the Heywood area and a 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
Anyone who was in the area at the time and may have dash cam footage or witnessed the incident is asked to contact police as soon as possible.
Detective Sergeant Marie Eldred, of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "A man is fighting for his life after this serious incident and we are following all lines of enquiry to establish the circumstances leading up to the collision.
"We are hopeful that there are people who were in the area at the time who will have information about this collision that can help assist in our investigation.
"We are especially keen to speak to people who may have dash-cam or CCTV footage in the vicinity of Hollin Lane in the lead up or directly after the incident."
Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741, quoting incident number 3441 of 31/10/21.
Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.