Police are appealing for witnesses after a 78-year-old woman was injured following a road accident in Bolton.

The woman was crossing Deane Church Lane when there was a collision with a blue Vauxhall Zafira estate just after 2pm on Saturday.

She suffered a fractured pelvis and cuts to her left knee.

Sergeant Martyn Wright said: "I would ask anyone who may have witnessed the collision or was walking near to St Helens Road with its junction with Deane Church Lane to contact police."

Anyone with information should phone the Road Policing Unit based at Leigh on 0161 856 7201.