A former Salford councillor has died after being hit by a car.

Andrew Cheetham, 67, was crossing Walkden Road in Worsley, when he was hit by a car around 9.30pm on Wednesday 25 September.

He suffered multiple injuries and was taken to Salford Royal Hospital. He died on September 28th.

Mr Cheetham was the Conservative representative for Boothstown and Ellenbrook for two terms. He was a candidate in the 2018 local elections in Swinton.

Walkden Road. Image credit: google maps

During his time as a Conservative Salford councillor, he was his party’s finance spokesman.

Political figures from all sides have expressed their condolences.

The police have renewed their request for information.

Details can be passed to police by calling 0161 856 4741 quoting reference number 3239 of 25/09/19.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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