Pedestrian dies after being hit by cyclist while crossing road in Manchester

A 56-year-old man has died after colliding with a cyclist while crossing a road.

Police are appealing for information about the collision on Wilmslow Road, close to Didsbury Library, in Manchester at around 4.35pm on Saturday 20 June.

It is believed the pedestrian was crossing the road when the incident happened.

He was left with serious head injuries and died in hospital a week later.

The cyclist is believed to have been at the scene when emergency services arrived, but police were not initially told about the incident and are now urging the cyclist to get in touch.

Police Sergeant Andrew Page, of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "This is a tragic incident and our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of the man at this desperately sad time.

"We recognise that the cyclist will be unaware of the sad developments since the collision occurred but we appeal to him directly to get in touch with us and help establish the circumstances so we can fully understand how this incident happened.

"Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who could have dash cam footage of the incident should also contact police as this would significantly aid our enquiries."

Anyone with any information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 3759 of 27/06/2020. Details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.