Appeal for witnesses after collision which has left a woman in 'critical condition' in hospital

Date published: 21 October 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was left in a critical condition after being hit by a vehicle on Yorkshire Street on Sunday 20 October.

Shortly before 2.30pm a blue Audi S4 was seen overtaking vehicles at high speed before colliding with the woman, 44, who was crossing the road at a pelican crossing.

The woman remains in a critical condition in hospital.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested and police want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have dash cam footage.

Police Constable Paul Joynson said: “This is a terrible incident which has left a woman in hospital in a critical condition.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have been around Yorkshire Street at the time and can recall seeing a blue Audi S4 travelling at speed to come forward with information.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 1893 of 20/10/19.

Details can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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