Police appeal launched following serious road collision

OFFICERS are appealing for information following a serious road collision.

Shortly after 7pm on Monday 29 July 2019 police were called to reports of a collision involving a black Seat Ibiza and a cyclist on Todmorden Road, Littleborough.

The cyclist, a 56-year-old woman, suffered multiple fractures to her legs and spine.  Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening and she remains in hospital for treatment.

Two men were arrested at the scene.

A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class B drugs and serious injury by dangerous driving. He has been released under investigation.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class B drugs. He has been released under investigation.

Police Constable Kevin Hughes, of GMP’s Road Policing Unit, said: “A woman was seriously injured in this collision and my thoughts are with her as she recovers in hospital.

“Although arrests have been made, our enquiries are very much ongoing and I would urge anyone who has any information that may assist our investigation to please get in touch.

“We’re particularly keen to hear from anyone with dashcam footage of around the time of the incident.”

Anyone with information about the incident should contact police on 0161 856 8809 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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