Man arrested after pedestrian hit by a car in Manchester
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Police were called to Ashton Old Road in Openshaw, just before 3am this morning (Sunday 29 August) to reports that a pedestrian had been hit by a car.
Emergency services attended, and found a 21-year-old man had been seriously injured. He was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, and driving under the influence of drugs. He remains in custody for questioning.
Sergeant Matthew Waggett from GMP's Serious Collisions Investigation Unit said: "This incident has left a man critically injured, and we've launched a full investigation into what happened. We may have made an arrest, but our enquires are very much on-going.
"If anyone may have seen anything, or has phone or dash cam footage, please get in touch. You can do so via LiveChat on our website, www.gmp.police.uk or call 0161 856 4741 quoting log number 531 of 29/08/21. Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. Thank you.