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RECAP: Main road closed after a pedestrian was reported to have been hit by a car

A main road in north Manchester was closed Tuesday night after a pedestrian was reportedly hit by a car.

The A669 (Oldham Road) was closed in both directions following the collision at Middleton.

A cordon was erected between the intersections with James Andrew St & Hilton Fold Lane.

A pedestrian was reported to have been hit by a car, but police have yet to confirm this.

A witness said that around 6 p.m., numerous ambulances and police cars drove into the area.

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Further details about the incident are not known.

About two hours later, at 8:30 p.m., the cordon was lifted.

A tweet posted by Transport for Greater Manchester read: “The A669 #OldhamRd at #Middleton is CLOSED between its junctions with James Andrew St & Hilton Fold Ln due to an RTC.

“Local bus services may be re-routed, please check before travel and seek an alternative route if you can.”

Follow our updates from the incident below.

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