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Arrest after death of man hit by car outside club

An Audi A4 hit a number of people outside a club in Greater Manchester on Sunday night.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 30-year-old man died when a car was driven into a group of people.

Two other men suffered minor injuries when the black Audi A4 hit a number of people outside the Salisbury Club in Brinnington, Stockport, Greater Manchester, at about 10.45pm on Sunday.

Police later found the Audi on the M60 motorway and believe the driver climbed a nearby fence before running away.

Greater Manchester Police said a 30-year-old man was arrested after he presented himself at Central Park police station at 10pm on Monday.

Inspector Andy Butterworth, from GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “Our investigation does not stop here and we are continuing to question the man in custody.

“We are still gathering information from witnesses and will continue to recover any details which can help explain this man’s last moments and provide his family with the answers they deserve.

“He and his family continue to be at the forefront of everyone’s minds at this heartbreaking time.

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A floral tribute at the scene (Pat Hurst/PA)

“I would still urge anyone with any information about this tragic incident to please contact us.”

The victim, who has not yet been formally identified, was taken to hospital after the collision but later died.

Police said two men, aged 31 and 33, suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 9790 quoting reference number 2575 of 27/05/18 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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