Man charged with attempted murder after crash caused ‘life-changing’ injuries

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a crash in Oldham last week left someone with life-changing injuries.

Emergency services rushed to the scene of Whitehouse Avenue at around 8.20pm last Friday, May 14, after a car struck a pedestrian.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was taken to hospital, where he had to be treated for life-changing injuries to his leg.

Officers investigated the incident, and later arrested 36-year-old Jamil Ahmed, of Thurland Road, Oldham.

He has now been charged with attempted murder, and has been remanded in custody before he’s set to appear at Minshull Street Crown Court on June 17.

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A second man, 31, was also arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, but officers have now released him on bail, pending further enquiries.

Police are still looking to speak with anyone who has any information about what happened.

If you can help with enquiries, contact officers by calling 0161 856 8906, quoting incident 2950 of May 14.

Information can also be reported online, by using the GMP website, or by calling 101.

Alternatively, the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Manchester Evening News – Oldham