Man, 59, dies after collision with car in Chadderton

By Paul Britton

A man has sadly died after a collision with a car, police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to Broadway in Chadderton, Oldham, just after 10pm on Friday.

Greater Manchester Police said it followed reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

Firefighters also attended the scene.

Police confirmed on Saturday morning that a 59-year-old man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

He hasn't been named.

Police said enquiries were continuing.

(Manchester Evening News)

It's understood the collision occurred close to the junction of Eaves Lane, near to The Sportsman pub.

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police appealed for witnesses to come forward.

The force said: "A man has died following a collision in Oldham.

"Officers were called at about 10.05pm on October 8, 2021, to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Broadway, Chadderton.

"North West Ambulance Service also attended but, sadly, a 59 year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Anyone with information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident 3345 of 8/10/21.

"Information can also be reported online or by using the Live Chat function at www.gmp.police.uk.

"If you can't report online, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

No further details have been revealed.

The road was closed for several hours, from Whitegate Lane to Newman RC College, for accident investigation work.

There was no access To Broadway from Foxdenton Lane or Eaves Lane, with buses also diverted.

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