Manchester car incident: Six people injured after vehicle hits people outside Asda


Six people have been seriously injured after a car was reportedly driven into a crowd at a supermarket in north Manchester, the ambulance service has said.

An 80-year-old man was arrested for dangerous driving following the collision in Harperhey, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said.

The incident was not being treated as terrorism-related, it added.

North West Ambulance Service said in a Twitter post: “Our crews were called to a large scale incident in Harpurhey, Manchester at 15:25.

“We’ve had six ambulances at the scene along with the air ambulance and three senior clinicians. Six patients are being treated for serious injuries after a collision with a vehicle.”

GMP said officers were called to reports a Kia Venga had been involved in a collision with two cars and a number of pedestrians at the car park shortly before 3.30 on Monday.

The force said five pedestrians had been taken to hospital for treatment.

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