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Police appeal for information following a failure to stop collision in Wigan where a child was injured.

Police are appealing for information to identify the driver of a motorbike which failed to stop at the scene of a collision on Petticoat Lane, Ince, Wigan this afternoon (13th April 2022).

Emergency services were called at 12.16pm to a report of a collision involving a blue Suzuki GS 500 motorcycle and a pedestrian. The pedestrian, a two year old child, has been taken to hospital with serious injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

Inspector Sam Davies, of GMPs Wigan Response Policing Team, said: “A very young child has been seriously injured today and we are appealing for the public’s help in order to trace the rider of the motorcycle and establish what exactly has happened in the moments leading up to the collision.

“We are interested in speaking to anyone who may know who the rider is or anyone that we have not already spoken to, who may have CCTV footage showing the incident”.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police on 101, quoting incident number 1245 of the 13th April 2022. Information can also be given via the Live Chat service on our website.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111”

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