Teenager in hospital with serious injuries after collision in Wigan

Police are now appealing for information about the incident.

Saturday, 20th March 2021, 10:30 am

Officers were called to the A58 Lily Lane, close to the junction of Warrington Road, after a collision occurred there at around 3.35pm on Monday March 15.

Police believe that it involved a cyclist and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian - a 13-year-old boy - was taken to hospital with serious abdominal injuries, and remains there in a stable condition.

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Police are appealing for information after a collision in Wigan

The cyclist failed to remain at the scene.

No arrests have been made, and officers are appealing for anyone with information anyone to come forward.

Sergeant Andrew Page of GMP's serious collision investigation unit said: "We believe someone may hold information that may be able to assist us with our ongoing enquiries after a young boy suffered serious injuries.

"He continues to make his recovery in hospital and our thoughts are with him and the family at this time.

"Our focus is to speak to those involved, and understand the full circumstances of how this incident came about."

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741, quoting reference number 2255 of the date 16/03/2021, or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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