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Man, 40, dies after being hit by car in Ashton

Serious collision investigators from Greater Manchester Police are carrying out enquiries after a vehicle hit a pedestrian on Stockport Road in Ashton at around 11:55pm on Wednesday, April 24.

Sadly, the 40-year-old man died later in hospital. His next of kin has been informed.

A 29-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and a second man, aged 23, later handed himself in and was also arrested on suspicion of the same crime.

Both suspects have been released on bail pending further investigations.

Anyone with information, dashcam footage or who was in the area at the time should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting log 4160-24/4/24.

Information can also be reported via www.gmp.police.uk or 101, or shared anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. In an emergency, always dial 999. 

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