Police are appealing for witnesses after a man who was thought to have been lying in the road was hit by car in the City Centre last night

The driver of the grey Toyota Verso remained at the scene and is assisting police with enquiries.

The incident occurred on Upper Brook Street (A34) close to the Manchester Royal Infirmary around 11.30 last night.

The victim hasn’t been formally identified and his next of kin are yet to be informed but he is believed to be a man in his 30s.

No arrests have been made and investigators are appealing to the public for any information to aid their enquiries.

Constable Darren White, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “This is a devastating incident where a young man has lost his live and work is ongoing to inform his family and loved ones of this awful news.

“We are keen get any information we can about this incident so that we can ascertain the full circumstances behind it, including how the man came to be in the road.

“We encourage anyone with any information or anyone who may have been out on the A34 close to the MRI last night to get in touch with any details, no matter how insignificant it may seem.”


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