Woman seriously injured in road smash - arrest made

A motorist has been arrested after a woman was knocked down and seriously injured in a road smash in Wigan.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 24th February 2017, 8:02 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 8:48 am
Police attended the scene last night
Police attended the scene last night

Police were called shortly after 10pm last night (Thursday) to reports of an incident on Beech Hill Avenue, Beech Hill, and found that a 20-year-old had been in collision with a car.

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The victim had suffered a broken leg in the impact which took place on a pelican crossing. She was taken to hospital but her injuries are not said to be life-threatening.

Police arrested a 59-year-old on suspicion of dangerous driving and investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to ring police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.