An eight-year-old girl has died following a crash. The girl was walking in Monton, Salford, when she was hit by a blue Vauxhall Corsa. The child was treated by paramedics but pronounced dead at the scene. A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He remains in custody for questioning. Police Sergeant Lee Westhead, of Greater Manchester Police’s serious collision investigation unit, said: “Tragically, a young child lost her life this morning and we are doing all we can to support her family at this devastating time. “I would urge anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone with any information to please get in touch with my team on 0161 856 4741.” Monton Road is currently closed between Cavendish Road and Half Edge Lane. Enquiries are ongoing. We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. Please check back regularly for updates on this developing story here at Mirror.co.uk . For the latest news and breaking news visit Mirror.co.uk/news . Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Follow us on Twitter @DailyMirror – the official Daily Mirror & Mirror Online Twitter account – real news in real time. We’re also on Facebook /dailymirror – your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout the day from the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Mirror Online.