Man charged after failing to stop after collision

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A LEIGH man has been charged after a serious fail to stop collision in Bolton.

Martyn Jones, also known as Martyn O’Neil, 39, of Cameron Street, Leigh, is charged with dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.

He appeared at Bolton Magistrates’ Court and was remanded into custody to next appear before Bolton Crown Court on 8 August 2014.

It follows a collision between a 37-year-old pedestrian and a blue Vauxhall Astra on Wigan Road, Deane, Bolton, at about 11.40am on Friday 18 July 2014.

The pedestrian, a man, remains in a serious condition in hospital having sustained a head injury.