GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit appeal for information following a fatal RTC on Rochdale Road
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Shortly after 1.30pm yesterday (Thursday 23 February), police were called to a RTC on Rochdale Road, Oldham.
Officers attended and it was established that two cars were involved in a collision, one of the cars mounted the pavement and collided with a pedestrian on Rochdale Road at the junction with Crompton Street, Coldhurst, Oldham.
Despite the best efforts of emergency services, sadly the pedestrian, a 16 year old girl was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the injuries she sustained.
One man in his 20s was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody for questioning.
Officers are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident - or may have dashcam or doorbell footage - to please share it with GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU).
You can do so by calling 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 1677 of 23/2/2023. You can also make a report via the website www.gmp.police.uk.
Alternatively, information can be shared anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.