Man fatally hit by car outside Carters Arms pub in Middleton

Carters Arms pub Image copyright Google
Image caption Police believe just before the collision there had been an altercation outside the Carters Arms pub

A man died when he was allegedly pushed into the path of a car following a row outside a pub.

The victim, 28, sustained serious injuries in Boardman Lane, Middleton, Greater Manchester, in the early hours and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police believe there was an altercation outside the Carters Arms pub between the victim and a group of men.

Det Supt Andy Peach said it appeared to be "an argument which has got out of control" and asked for any witnesses to get in touch.

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