A man has been charged after a young girl died in a collision in Bury
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Andrew Cairns (DOB: 01/07/1985) of Sutcliffe Street, Littleborough has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving. He will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates court on Thursday 24 June.
Police were called at around 4.30pm on Monday 10 August 2020 to reports of a collision involving a blue Suzuki Alto and a pedestrian on New Road, close to the junction of Hollinhurst Road.
The pedestrian – 11-year-old Ruby Cropper – is believed to have been crossing the road with a friend when the incident occurred.
Ruby suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital, where she sadly passed away on Wednesday 12 August, despite the best efforts of medical staff.