Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Woman Fights for Life after Horror Smash

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Woman Fights for Life after Horror Smash

Article excerpt

A WOMAN was fighting for her life in hospital after being hit by a van.

Police were called to the collision on Halifax Road, Littleborough, Rochdale, at around 9.45am yesterday.

The woman, believed to be in her 40s, was crossing at the junction of Union Road when she was struck by the white Vauxhall Combo Van.

She suffered multiple, life-threatening injuries and was taken to Salford Royal.

A man, 23, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, driving under the influence of drugs and driving without a licence. The driver remained in police custody.

Pc John Harrison-Gough, from GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "This woman is currently fighting for her life in hospital after suffering major trauma as a result of this collision and we are doing everything we can to find out exactly what happened. …

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