Fatal collision in Heywood

A 69-year-old pedestrian has died from the collision.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) was called to Heywood on Thursday 10 November, to the scene of a collision. The collision took place at around 6.30am on Bridge Street at the junction of Peel Street.

A Ford Transit pick-up truck collided with a pedestrian, resulting in serious injuries. The 69-year-old victim later tragically died in hospital.

Police Constable Paul Shore, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit has appealed for help with investigations:

“This happened in the early hours of the morning when people would have been driving to work and may have seen something.

“I would urge anyone who was driving in the area at the time or has dashcam footage of the collision to get in touch with us”.

Local witnesses can contact police with information on 101 quoting reference number 311 of 10 November 2016. For anonymous calls, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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