Man taken to hospital with serious injuries after collision

Police were called at 3.45pm
Police were called at 3.45pm
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A man was seriously injured in a collision at a busy junction.

The emergency services were called at 3.45pm on Friday to the junction of Atherleigh Way and Twist Lane, next to Parsonage Retail Park, in Leigh.

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There were reports of a collision between two cars - a black Honda and a blue Ford - and a pedestrian.

A police spokesman said a man in his 20s was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which were serious but not thought to be life-threatening.