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: “This is a tragic event leaving a family devastated so close to Christmas. They are being supported by specially trained officers at this difficult time.
“We 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.”
Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 4742.