Manchester

Girl seriously hurt in hit and run crash in Farnworth

A teenage girl has suffered serious head injuries in a hit and run crash in Greater Manchester, police have said.

The victim, who police believe is aged 17, was run over by a white van on Anchor Lane, Farnworth at around 02:15 BST.

She is being treated in hospital for a bleed to the brain and a suspected fractured pelvis.

Police said the van driver failed to stop at the scene and are appealing for witnesses to the crash to contact them.

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