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Police appeal after woman left in 'critical condition'

Police in Rochdale are appealing for witnesses following an accident on Yorkshire Street yesterday afternoon.

A 44-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a blue Audi S4 at a pelican crossing on the town-centre road.

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A 26-year-old man has been arrested as a result of the collision.

Police are now asking for people who may have seen the incident or who may have dash-cam footage to come forward.

This is a terrible incident which has left a woman in hospital in a critical condition.

We are appealing for anyone who may have been around Yorkshire Street at the time and can recall seeing a blue Audi S4 travelling at speed to come forward with information.

– Police Constable Paul Joynson

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 1893 of 20/10/19.

Details can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.