Man arrested after van hits child in Wigan

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A man was arrested after a child was struck by a van on a Wigan street this afternoon (Thursday).

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said: “At around 1.40pm today, officers responded to reports of a road traffic collision between a van and a child on Market Street, Hindley.

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“The child was taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening or changing.

“One man has been arrested and enquiries are ongoing.”

Drivers were held up passing through Hindley while emergency services dealt with the incident this afternoon.

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