A woman is fighting for her life after being struck by a car in Farnworth yesterday, Tuesday.

Emergency services were called at around 4.30pm after a collision between a vehicle and a 43-year-old pedestrian on Norris Street, just off Albert Road. 

The woman was taken to hospital and Greater Manchester Police (GMP) say her injuries are believed to be "life-threatening".

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The force's serious collision investigation unit is now appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have any footage, including dashcam, CCTV, or mobile phone footage from the area in the moments leading up to the collision.

No arrests have been reported.

The roads which were closed following the incident, Albert Road, Piggot Street and Langdale Street, have reopened.

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One eyewitness said: “Outside Sorento takeaway in Farnworth, a young woman was struck by a car."

Another person said: "It deeply saddens me to hear about the unfortunate incident that occurred.

"The road can indeed be quite dangerous at times."

Anyone with any information are asked to contact police on 0161 856 4741, quoting reference number 2,438 of June 11.

Alternatively, details can be shared on GMP's LiveChat function on the force's website, gmp.police.uk, or via the independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.