Manchester

Arrest after girl, 9, hit by motorbike in Wigan

A man has been arrested after a nine-year-old girl was knocked unconscious as she was hit by an off-road motorbike in Greater Manchester.

The child suffered a broken leg when she was struck on Plane Avenue, Wigan, at about 18:20 BST on Saturday.

She remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition, police said.

A 20-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of dangerous driving and driving while disqualified.

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