Rossendale Free Press

Man is hit by car after street fight


A MAN was seriously injured after being hit by a car following a street fight in the early hours.

The 25-year-old was run over in Bolton Street, Ramsbottom at about 1.25am on Saturday, December 4.

Police said moments earlier he had been ‘involved in an altercatio­n in the street with three other males resulting in a passing car, a blue Ford Fiesta, colliding with the victim causing serious injuries.’

Three men were arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault.

A 28-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of drug driving offences and causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He has now been bailed.

A 25-year-old and 28-year-old arrested on suspicion of assault have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Another 25-year-old man has been released with no further action.

A large police cordon remained in place in Ramsbottom town centre on Saturday morning, stretching from Callender Street to Carr Street.

Forensics officers were at the scene.

Anyone with informatio­n is asked to contact Bury CID on 68001 quoting log 2867 of December 4.

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● Police at the scene of the incident

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