For the latest news from in and around Wigan sign up to the MyWigan newsletter here Local residents have spoken of their shock and sadness after a four-year-old girl was hit by a car in Wigan.
Police and paramedics rushed to the scene on Lowton Road last night (Thursday) after the youngster was knocked down at around 10.25pm.
The girl was taken to hospital with serious injuries, police said. The driver remained at the scene to assist officers. A cordon was put in place after the crash and a section of the road was closed off.
Neighbours said they were shocked to see the street flooded with emergency services vehicles late last night. Jemma Thompson, 40, told the M.E.N : "The lights were flashing so we came outside. "There was anRead more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk