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Elderly woman critically injured in collision
Monday 19th November, 2007

An elderly woman is fighting for her life in hospital following a collision in Wigan.

Police officers are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened just after 5.20pm on Sunday 18 November 2007.

A red Ford Ka was in collision with a pedestrian on Atherton Road, Hindley Green, at its junction with Long Lane.

The 83-year-old woman from Hindley Green was taken to Wigan Infirmary after suffering serious injuries to her head and leg. She remains in a critical condition and her injuries are described as life-threatening.

The motorist was not injured.

Atherton Road was closed for five hours yesterday, but has now fully reopened.

Anybody who witnessed this incident is asked to contact the Road Policing Unit on 0161 856 7201.


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