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Man taken to hospital with head injuries after collision with motorbike in Brooklands

Screenshot_2017-09-04-12-02-54Police are investigating an incident in Brooklands yesterday when a man was left left with serious head injuries following a collision with a motorcycle.

In a statement issued last night, Greater Manchester Police said: “Officers were first called to Ferndown Road at around 6.15pm ¬†after a motorcyclist knocked down a pedestrian. The man who was hit suffered serious head injuries and was taken to hospital. Ferndown Road was shut while officers worked at the scene.”

The man had been on the pavement when he was hit by the motorbike. The biker fled the scene.

Ferndown Road was cordoned between it’s junctions with Altrincham Road and Wythenshawe Road for about two hours, while paramedics treated the injured man an police carried out inquiries.

 

Man dies after being struck by car in Benchill

Wythenshawe police are appealing for witnesses after a 36-year-old man was struck by a car in Benchill.

At around 6.45pm on Thursday 11 December 2014 a Ford Fiesta travelling along Greenwood Road , in the direction of Hollyhedge Road, was in collision with a 36-year-old man who was in the carriageway.

He suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police now want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision.

PC Philip Shaw, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “A man has lost his life in tragic circumstances and our thoughts are with his family. We now want to hear from anyone who may have seen what happened in the run up to this collision.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0161 856 4742 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.