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Bike boy, six, dies after car crash

Published 25/09/2010

A six-year-old boy has died after a crash in Greater Manchester
A six-year-old boy has died after a crash in Greater Manchester

A six-year-old boy has died after being struck by a car while riding his bicycle, police said.

The youngster, who has not been named, suffered serious injuries when he collided with a Ford Maverick at around 1.45pm in Gloucester Crescent, Hindley, Greater Manchester.

He was taken to Wigan Royal Infirmary for treatment but later died.

Nobody else was injured in the crash, a spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said.

Traffic police are appealing for witnesses to call 0161 856 7201.

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