Man on mobility scooter in collision with car

A man is in a critical condition after a mobility scooter and car collided in Ashton-under-Lyne.

Police were called to Manchester Road at its junction with Crowthorn Road near the M60 motorway, after they received reports of a collision.

The rider of the scooter, a 64-year-old man, sustained serious injuries to his head and legs and remains in hospital in a critical condition. The driver of the car was not injured.

Police are now appealing to anyone with information or who witnessed the collision to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4745.