Farnworth hit and run: Man arrested after girl injured
A man has been arrested after a girl was badly hurt in a hit-and-run crash.
The 17-year-old victim was hit by a white van in the early hours of Saturday as she walked on Anchor Lane in Farnworth, Greater Manchester.
She was taken to hospital for treatment to a bleed to the brain and a suspected fractured pelvis.
The suspect, 26, from Bolton, was held on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.
Greater Manchester Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident, which happened shortly before 02:15 BST.