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Re-appeal for witnesses after collision - Wigan
Tuesday 28th August, 2012

Police are re-appealing for witnesses after a man died following a road traffic collision in Wigan.

At about 5.15pm on Friday 3 May 2012, police were called to Saddle Junction on the A49 near to the Asda store, following a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

Officers attended and discovered Robert Foy had been involved in a collision with a Nissan Almera.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries but sadly died a short time later.

Police Sergeant Danny Byrne, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: "An investigation is still ongoing into the circumstances surrounding this collision, and I am anxious to hear from anyone who saw the incident. In particular, the driver or passengers of a red vehicle, which I believe was travelling along the same road and may have witnessed it.

“We know there was there was a Wigan v Hull rugby league game on that evening and I am keen to hear from any supporter, whether they be from Wigan or Hull, who may have witnessed the collision to get in touch.

“Robert’s family are desperate to know what happened and need closure. If you have any information, please contact my officers at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit directly on 0161 856 4742."


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