A man has died after after a "hit and run" incident in Walkden.

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that a man aged 32 has died after he was hit by a car on Worsley Road North.

Just before 10.30pm on Wednesday, emergency services were called to a report of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Worsley Road North in the direction of Bolton.

The man had been stood at a bus stop and possibly had a medical episode which caused him to fall into the carriageway.

Following the collision, the driver of the vehicle failed to stop and continued northbound on Worsley Road in the direction of Bolton.

No arrests have been made.

PC Horner of Greater Manchester Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts are very much with the man’s family who are understandably devastated by the tragic event that occurred on Wednesday, July 20.

“We have launched an investigation into the circumstances of this incident and are appealing to anyone with information or dashcam and CCTV footage of the incident to contact officers in the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting log 3710 20/07/2022

“Alternatively, information can be shared online using the Live Chat function on www.gmp.police.uk. If you are unable to report online, call 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”

A spokesperson from North West Ambulance Service had previously confirmed that they had taken a man to hospital in a "critical condition".

Emily Dawson, aged 39, from Farnworth, was driving home when she came across the man lying in the road.

She said: “I was driving to my house in Farnworth from visiting a family member in Worsley.

"At the bus stop there was a white car pulled up with its hazards on.

“I could see people on the road in front of the car. As I went to go around, I could see a gentleman lying in the road, he was in the centre of the road.

“I thought he was going to get hit again, so I drove in front in the centre of the road and put my hazards on to block and protect the victim.”

Emily said she then began directing traffic around the scene, aided by a couple of other people, while people who had been at the scene when she arrived stayed with the victim.

Ambulance and police then arrived at the scene and took over, cordoning off the road.

Emily added: “The lady in front of me in the white car said she was driving down and saw the man lying in the road.

“There were bits of plastic around the bus stop and the gentleman was lying in an unnatural position, he didn’t look like he had collapsed and fallen.”