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Update: Man dies following collision in Salford

Shortly before 6pm on Saturday 30 April 2016, there was a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Littleton Road in Salford.

The pedestrian, a 52-year-old man, was taken to hospital but sadly died from his injuries.

The car, a grey Renault Megane, did not stop at the scene but was later recovered on Dalton Drive. A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene and remains in police custody for questioning.

Police are appealing for information and witnesses.

Detective Inspector Helen Bell said: “We are in the early stages of our investigation and are piecing together the circumstances leading to this collision that has resulted in a man sadly losing his life.

“We would urge anyone who witnessed the collision or a grey Renault Megane before or after the incident to contact police.”

Anyone with information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4742, 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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