A 72-year-old pedestrian was killed after being hit by a lorry on Manchester Road yesterday afternoon police have confirmed

The driver of the lorry remained at the scene to assist police with their enquiries.

Enquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made.

PS Phil Shaw, from GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “This is a tragic incident in which a man has sadly died. Our thoughts remain with his family and friends at this time.

“This collision happened in the middle of the day and I am hopeful that there are a number of witnesses who can assist us with our enquiries.

“If you were in the area at the time and witnessed this collision or have any dashcam footage, please do not hesitate to contact police.”


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