Woman fighting for life in hospital after suspected hit and run

A woman is fighting for her life in hospital after a suspected hit and run in Oldham.

Police found her lying in the road on Lees Road at around 2.40am this morning (Sunday, September 20).

The woman – aged in her 30s – was taken to hospital.

She suffered life-threatening injuries and her next of kin has been informed, police said.

The incident happened on Lees Road in Oldham
(Image: ABNM Photography)

An investigation is now underway.

Detectives said they believe the victim was hit by a vehicle which failed to stop at the scene.

They are now appealing for anyone with information to get in touch, particularly anyone that might have dash came footage of the incident

Inspector Danny Byrne, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “Firstly, I would like to say that our thoughts are with the victim and her loved ones as she continues to receive treatment in hospital.

“Enquiries are ongoing but we believe that the victim was hit by a vehicle which failed to stop at the scene.

“I would like to use this opportunity to appeal to anyone with information or dash cam footage from the surrounding area at the time to share it with us so we can establish the full circumstances of this incident.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting 479 of 20/09/20 or the independent charity – Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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