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Collision kills pedestrian and seriously injures another

A man has died following a collision on New Year’s Eve in Manchester.

At around 8.25pm on Tuesday 31 December 2013, two men crossed Downing Street in Ardwick when there was a collision with a Vauxhall Vectra.

One man, a 37-year-old, suffered serious head injuries and sadly died from his injuries.

The other man, a 55-year-old, received a serious head injury and is in a stable condition.

No arrests have been made.

Senior Investigating Officer, Police Sergeant Lee Westhead said, “An investigation into the circumstances of this collision has been launched and the families of the men involved are being supported by our family liaison officers.

“I would ask anyone who witnessed the collision to ring the Serious Collision Investigation Unit. Our thoughts are with the families of the men involved at this terrible time.”

Anyone with any information should phone the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.

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