Man Killed on Manchester Road after being struck by a car
December 5, 2015, 5:32 pm
A man was knocked down and killed in Failsworth.
Around 10.20pm on Friday 4 December 2015, a 59-year-old man was crossing Manchester Road near the junction with Hollins Road when there was a collision involving a red Honda Jazz which was travelling away from the city centre.
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The man was taken to hospital but died a short time later.
Police are appealing for information and witnesses.
PC Andy Benn from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: â€œThis is a tragic event leaving a family devastated so close to Christmas. They are being supported by specially trained officers at this difficult time.
â€œWe are keen to talk to those who witnessed the collision. In particular we would like to speak to the occupants of a light coloured Hackney cab and a Mitsubishi Shogun that we believe were stationary waiting to turn right onto Hollins Road at the time of the collision.â€
Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 4742.