AN investigation has been launched after two men were injured in a hit-and-run incident in last night, Tuesday.

Officers were called to Wigan Road in Leigh just before 8pm and found two men who had minor injuries and taken to hospital for treatment after being hit by a car.

Police were told that the driver fled from the scene after the collision with enquiries into the incident ongoing.

If you have any information, contact the police on 101 quoting incident number 1,946 of March 6.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.