Elderly woman of 75 dies after being hit by a Mercedes

A 75-year-old woman has died weeks after being hit by a Mercedes in Tameside.

The woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries following a collision on Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, on 18 December.

She died at the hospital yesterday (Tuesday, December 28), Greater Manchester Police (GMP) confirmed.

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The driver of the Mercedes remained on the scene to assist police with their investigations.



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Police are now looking for witnesses and footage for the incident.

No arrests have been made.

A GMP spokesman said: “A 75-year-old woman has sadly died after a collision on Wellington Road, Tameside, earlier this month.

“Around 2.10pm on Saturday 18 December, police were called to reports of a collision on Wellington Road, Ashton in Tameside, between a Mercedes and a pedestrian.

“The rescue services participated and a 75-year-old woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries, where she unfortunately later died on Tuesday, December 28th.




“The driver of the Mercedes remained at the scene to assist police with their investigations.

“No arrests have been made and an investigation is underway.”

PC Lee Gandy, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, added: “This is a devastating incident in which a woman has sadly died. Our thoughts go out to her family and friends during this incredibly difficult time.

“We are still appealing to members of the public who may have witnessed the collision or have any dash-cam or CCTV footage of the incident.

“Because of this collision that happens in the middle of the day and on a weekend, we hope that there will be a number of people who saw this incident and will be able to assist the police with the investigation.

“If you have any dashcam footage or information, talk to the police as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information can contact the police on 0161 856 4741 with indication of log number 1659 of 18/12/2021.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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