Updated: Tuesday, 25th June 2019 @ 4:45pm

Pensioner, 81, hit by cyclist in Altrincham loses battle battle for life one week after accident

Pensioner, 81, hit by cyclist in Altrincham loses battle battle for life one week after accident

By Glen Keogh

A pensioner hit by a cyclist in Altrincham one week ago has died.

The 81-year-old man was crossing Manchester Road, Broadheath, next to the junction of Devonshire Road, when the 22-year-old cyclist collided with him on a pelican crossing.

He suffered serious head injuries which were initially treated at the scene by a passing doctor, while the cyclist was uninjured.

The pensioner was then taken to Salford Royal Hospital in a critical condition, however he passed away on Saturday.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 or email XDept.SCIU@gmp.police.uk

Picture courtesy of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, with thanks.

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