A pensioner is in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a scooter on a residential street in Rochdale.

The rider of the scooter failed to stop at the scene after the collision on Well I'TH' Lane on Monday (March 1).

A 65-year-old man suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he remains for treatment.

No arrests have been made.

Greater Manchester Police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident, or anyone with dashcam footage, to come forward.

PC Tom Needham, of GMP's Road Policing Unit, confirmed that officers were called shortly after midday to a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and an electric scooter.

“A man has been left in a serious condition following this incident and we're doing all we can to establish the circumstances surrounding the collision,” he said.

“Our thoughts remain with the man and his family as he continues to receive treatment in hospital.

“Our investigation is ongoing into this incident and we're urging anyone who may have witnessed the collision to come forward and help us with our enquiries.

“Anyone who has CCTV or dash-cam footage that may assist us with our investigation are also asked to come forward.”

Anyone with any information should call 0161 856 4765 quoting incident number 1039 01/03/21. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 111 555.