Police appeal for information following a road traffic collision in Rochdale

Date published: 22 March 2024

Officers from GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses, CCTV or dashcam footage of a collision between a car and pedestrian on Falinge Road, at the junction with Sheriff Street, Rochdale on Thursday 21 March 2024.

A Vauxhall Zafira was reported to have hit the pedestrian as she attempted to cross the road at the roundabout on Falinge Road shortly before 4pm.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 70s, is currently being treated in hospital for potentially life threatening injuries.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of serious injury by dangerous driving and drug driving and remains in police custody at this time.

Anyone with information which could assist our investigation should contact GMP on 0161 856 4741 or 101 quoting log 2449 of 21/03/24.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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