Police appeal for witnesses after second person dies following collision in Wigan
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a second person has sadly died following a collision on Swan Lane in Wigan.
Officers were called to Swan Lane just before 7pm on Monday 18 October to reports that two pedestrians had been hit by a car.
Emergency services attended and a 91-year-old man and 89-year-old woman were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Despite the best efforts of emergency care staff, the 91-year-old man passed away on Thursday 21 October.
Sadly, the 89-year-old woman passed away in hospital several days later on Monday (1 November).
A 22-year-old woman was arrested at the scene and has been released under investigation.
Pc Karl Horner from GMP's Serious Collisions Investigations Unit said: "This was an incredibly tragic incident and our thoughts go out their loved ones at this difficult time.
"Our officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this collision and we are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.
"We are requesting anyone with information or DashCam footage should call GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident 2687-18/10/2021. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111."