Man arrested after cyclist hit by a car in Manchester
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Police were called to Kippax Street just after 5pm yesterday (Saturday 28 August) to reports that a cyclist had been hit by a car.
Emergency services attended, and found a 48-year-old man had been seriously injured. He was taken to hospital, but despite the best efforts of medical staff, he died a short time later.
Officers located a car they believe to have been involved a short time later in Openshaw.
A 53-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and failing to stop at the scene. He remains in custody for questioning.
Police Constable Darren White from GMP's Serious Collisions Investigation Unit said: "Firstly, our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with this man's family at this difficult time.
"While we have made an arrest in relation to this incident, our investigation is in its early stages.
"I'd like to take this opportunity to ask anyone who may have any information or dash cam footage, to please get in touch with police, as every little bit can help. You can do so via LiveChat on our website, www.gmp.police.uk or call 0161 856 4741 quoting log number 2425 of 28/08/21. Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. Thank you."