Police are looking for witnesses after a man died after being knocked down by a vehicle in Manchester.

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Shortly  after 2.30am on Tuesday 28th December police received reports of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle on the Manchester bound carriageway of the M602 motorway close to the Regent Road roundabout near Trafford.

Police attended and found a 30-year-old man who sadly died of his injuries a short time later in hospital. 

The man’s family have been informed by specialist officers.

The driver stopped at the scene, and is assisting police with the investigation. No arrests have been made.

If anyone witnessed, or has dash cam footage of this incident, or saw a pedestrian on the motorway around that time, please contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting log 286 of 28/12/21. 

(Front cover image Regent Road Roundabout near Trafford: Google maps)