Two arrested after man dies in hit and run

The man was hit on Bramhall Moor Lane just after 4am. Credit: MEN Syndication

Two people have been arrested after a man died in a hit and run in Hazel Grove, Stockport, in the early hours of this morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the man, 22, was hit by a car on Bramhall Moor Lane just after 4am. He was taken to hospital where he died later.

Officers found a black Audi A5 shortly after the man was hit. The driver, a 29-year-old man, and the passenger, a 27-year-old woman, were both arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. The man was also arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Both remain in custody.

The road has now reopened.

  • Anybody with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.