A man is in a "serious condition" in hospital after suffering a medical episode on a main road this morning, Wednesday.

Emergency services were sent to Bury Old Road in Prestwich at around 8am and part of the road was closed off near The Woodthorpe pub.

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The road was shut until around 9.30am.

A spokesperson for Northwest Ambulance Service said: “We responded to a patient requiring immediate medical help following a call at 8.03am.

“They were conveyed to hospital in a serious condition.”

Greater Manchester Police was approached for more information about the incident.