Two people hospitalised after collision between cyclist and pedestrian in Rochdale

    Two people have been taken to hospital following a collision in Rochdale.

    Police were called to Heywood Old Road to reports of a collision between a cyclist and a pedestrian just after 11am this morning (Sunday) 

    The pedestrian, a 52-year-old woman, was taken to hospital with facial injuries and a suspected broken wrist.

    Whilst, the cyclist, a 58-year-old man, has been taken to hospital with a hip injury.

    Both remain in a stable condition, and no arrests have been made. 

    Enquiries are ongoing. 

    A Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said: “At around 11.10am on Sunday 2 January 2022, police were called to reports of a collision on Heywood Old Road, Rochdale between a cyclist and a pedestrian.

    “Emergency services attended.

    “The pedestrian - a 52-year-old woman - was taken to hospital to be treated for facial injuries and a suspected broken wrist.

    “The cyclist - a 58-year-old man - has been taken to hospital with a hip injury.

    “Both remain in a stable condition.

    “No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.”

    The road was closed for around two hours between Blueball Lane & Ellis Lane. 

    Traffic is now flowing well in the area. 

    Anyone with information can report to police online by using the LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk

    Alternatively, call 101 quoting log 913 of 02/01/22 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
     

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