Woman killed by car

A WOMAN has died after she was hit by a car whilst crossing the road in Wigan.

The 32-year-old pedestrian was crossing City Road, in Kitt Green, at 6pm on Sunday, when the driver of a silver Ford Focus was unable to stop and drove into her.

She was taken by ambulance to Wigan Infirmary with a head injury, which was originally not thought to be life-threatening.

However, her condition worsened overnight and despite doctors’ efforts to save her, she died the following day.

A man was arrested at the scene and the police are still investigating the incident. They are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to contact them on 0161 872 5050.