A driver is being sought by police after he left the scene of a crash which left an 82-year-old woman badly injured.
Police and the ambulance service were called to St John’s Road, Birkby at 2.20pm today to reports of a collision involving a white Audi A3 and a grey Vauxhall Corsa.
Initially, police said an elderly man had suffered a cut to his head, but later revealed that a woman, 82, who was in the Corsa, had suffered serious injuries.
The driver of the Audi left the scene and officers now want to trace him.
Police said the collision happened at the junction of Willow Lane.
The collision caused long delays in the area, especially at the nearby Ringway retail park.
Passerby Joslin Landu said the crash happened near to the junction with Osborne Road.
He added: “There was a Corsa crashed into the wall and an Audi in the middle of the road. Both cars had their airbags used (and were) surrounded by three police cars and two ambulances.”