Manchester

Woman dies after being hit by car in Manchester

A woman has died after being hit by a car in Manchester.

Police were called to the scene at Cheetham Hill Road, near its junction with Knowsley Street, at 14:30 GMT.

The woman was trapped under the Renault Laguna and freed by firefighters before being taken to hospital, where she died a short time later.

Cheetham Hill Road is expected to remain closed between Derby Street and Trinity Way for some time as police investigate.

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