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KARL posted an article in LocalTwo people suffered what are described as minor injuries following a two car collision at Irlams o’ th’ Height this evening. One car reportedly ended up on upside down as it l had flipped onto its roof. The crash caused road closures to be put into place until the scene was processed and the vehicles could be removed from the carriageway. NPAS were called out to assist and provide operational support in locating other injured persons who may have fled the scene. A spokesman for GMP said officers were called to the East Lancs Road in Irlams o’ th’ Height at 9.35pm whereupon they found two people received minor injuries following a two vehicle collision. Roads are currently closed but are expected to be reopened once debris has been removed from the road.
At 11.50pm on Friday 18 November 2016, a green Skoda Octavia collided with a pedestrian, a 38-year-old woman, on Lower Broughton Road, near to the junction of Frederick Road. The woman was taken to hospital where she is being treated for a serious head injury and is in a life-threatening condition. The man driving the Skoda was uninjured. Police Constable Paul Hailwood of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “Our thoughts are with the woman’s family at this distressing time. “We have launched an investigation to establish the circumstances if the collision and I would urge anyone who saw what happened, to get in touch as a matter of urgency.” Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4742, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.