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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 [email protected]

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

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