A 91 year old man has died, and a 89 year old woman was left with life threatening injuries after being hit by a car in Wigan.

The two pedestrians were hit by a car on Monday evening on Swan Lane

Both were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Sadly, despite the best efforts of emergency care staff, the 91-year-old man passed away last night

The 89-year-old woman remains in a critical condition.

A 22-year-old woman was arrested at the scene, and has been released under investigation.

Officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances around what happened, and are keen to speak to anyone who may have any information.

Police Constable Karl Horner from the Serious Collisions Investigations Unit said: “This was a tragic incident in which an elderly man has now sadly lost his life. Our thoughts are very much with his loved ones at this awful time.


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