87-year-old man killed in collision on St Mary's Gate

Date published: 08 December 2019

An 87-year-old man has died after being hit by a car on St Mary's Gate, Rochdale.

The man was hit by a black BMW at 8.10pm on Friday 6 December 2019 and died at the scene.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are still ongoing.

Police Constable Phil Shaw of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “This was a tragic incident in which an 87-year-old man has sadly lost his life.”

“Our thoughts are with his family at this devastating time and specialist officers are doing all they can to support them.

“I would like to appeal to anyone that was on or around St Mary’s Gate at the time of the collision.

“If you were on or nearby St Mary’s Gate prior to the incident and have any dashcam footage or CCTV that could help determine what happened in the moments that led to this collision, please contact us as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with information should contact GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 2774 of 06/12/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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