Man, 23, killed in hit-and-run in Rusholme

Scene of the hit-and-run in Rusholme
Image caption The man was crossing Birchfields Road in Rusholme in the early hours when he was hit

A 23-year-old man has been killed in a hit-and-run incident in Manchester.

The man was crossing Birchfields Road in Rusholme, just after 0200 GMT, when he was struck by a blue Peugeot 806.

The driver drove off but the car was stopped by police nearby. Two women and a man have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police believe the car involved had been parked in nearby Upper West Grove. They have urged anyone with information to call them.

The women, both aged 29, and the man, 23, remain in custody for questioning, a police spokeswoman said.

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