Wilbraham Road crash: man dies after being hit by car in south Manchester

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A man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the incident in Chorlton.

Police are investigating after a man died following a collision in south Manchester.

GMP were called to Wilbraham Road at 12.30am on Friday (17 March) after a pedestrian was struck by a car. The pedestrian, a 52-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver, a man in his 20s, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He was later released on bail.

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Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have footage of the incident - including on CCTV or dashcam recordings - to please get in touch. You can call GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident 74 of 17/03/2023 or using GMP’s website.

Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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