Two elderly pedestrians have been hospitalised after a collision in Wigan.

Emergency services were scrambled to Swan Lane, in Hindley Green, just before 7pm last night (Monday October 18) after reports of a 'serious road traffic collision'.

A 91-year-old man and an 89-year-old woman were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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Greater Manchester Police (GMP) confirmed that a woman, 22, is in custody and helping police with their enquiries.

A GMP spokesman said: "Officers were called at about 6.55pm on Monday 19 October to a serious road traffic collision at Swan Lane, Hindley Green, Wigan.

"Two pedestrians, a man aged 91 and an 89-year-old woman, are in hospital with serious injuries.

"A 22-year-old woman is in custody and helping police with their enquiries."

Anyone with information or dashcam footage should call GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident 2687-18/10/2021.

Information can also be reported online or by using the Live Chat function of the GMP website. If you can't report online, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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