Manchester

Pedestrian injured in Carrington van crash

A pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a van in Greater Manchester, police have said.

The emergency services were called to the junction of Carrington Lane and Flixton Road in Carrington at 0900 GMT.

The man was taken to hospital suffering from suspected serious head injuries, a spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police said.

Drivers have been advised to avoid the area which has been affected by accident investigation work.

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