A man has been arrested after a hit-and-run crash in Oldham left a woman fighting for life.

The woman, aged in her 30s, was found lying the road at around 2.40am on Sunday, September 20.

Emergency services were called and she was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

She remains in a critical condition.

Police said enquiries have established that the woman was involved in a collision with a white Vauxhall Corsa with 'distinctive black wheels' on Lees Road.

The driver of the Corsa failed to stop at the scene. The car has also since been recovered by officers in the Oldham area.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

The woman remains in a critical condition in hospital

Sergeant Darren Hancock, of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "Our thoughts remain with the woman who is currently in a critical condition as result of this incident.

"Although we have arrested a man, our investigation is very much still ongoing and we would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and might have seen this white Vauxhall Corsa - which has very distinctive black wheels.

"If you witnessed this collision or have any dash cam footage of this car leading up to, during, or following this incident, please do not hesitate to get in touch with police as a matter of urgency."

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting 479 of 20/09/20 or the independent charity - Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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