Man left with life-changing injuries after hit-and-run

A man was left with serious injuries, described as life-changing, after a hit-and-run in Royton town centre last night (Sunday).

The man in his 20s, who was a pedestrian, was rushed to hospital with head and leg injuries as the driver sped away from the scene. 

The crash happened on Rochdale Road at around 8pm and no arrests have so far been made. 

The man remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition. Rochdale Road has now been re-opened and enquiries remain ongoing.

A GMP spokeswoman said: "We were called to a serious road traffic collision at 8pm on Sunday. It was between a pedestrian and a car on Rochdale Road, near the junction with Oldham Road.

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