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A pedestrian was hit by a drunk woman

The 32-year-old driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

A 32-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after she hit a pedestrian.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Hollyhedge Road in Wythenshawe at around 3.35 pm on October 24.

The woman hit a 56-year-old pedestrian and then a lamppost.

The pedestrian was hospitalized.

Police said her injuries aren’t life-critical ones.

The driver has been released under investigation.

A spokesperson from Greater Manchester Police said: “Officers were called at 3.35 pm on Saturday, October 24, 2020, to Hollyhedge Road, Manchester to reports of a road traffic collision.

“Emergency services attended and enquiries established a car had been in collision with a pedestrian and a lamppost.

“The pedestrian – a 56-year-old woman – was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

“No other injuries have been reported.

“A 32-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without due care and attention.

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