A 13-YEAR-OLD boy has been left fighting for his life as a man was killed and a woman and child were seriously injured in a horror crash.
Multiple people had to be raced to hospital after a silver Vauxhall smashed into a black Volkswagen Golf as it turned around in Crumpsall, Manchester, at around 6pm yesterday evening.
A 42-year-old man was taken to hospital, where he later died.
There were five other people in the Vauxhall Zafira, who were all taken to hospital.
A woman, also aged 42, is being treated for serious injuries.
A 25-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He remains in custody for questioning.
An investigation has been launched and enquiries are ongoing. An air ambulance was seen at the scene following the incident.
Tragically, a man has lost his life and a teenage boy remains in a critical condition in hospital. A woman and a child are also being treated for serious injuries and our thoughts remain with everyone involved whilst specialist officers support their families.
Constable Suzanne Keenan
Police Constable Suzanne Keenan, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Tragically, a man has lost his life and a teenage boy remains in a critical condition in hospital.
“A woman and a child are also being treated for serious injuries and our thoughts remain with everyone involved whilst specialist officers support their families.
“Several other people also remain in hospital for treatment and while we have arrested a man, our enquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding this collision remain ongoing.
“We know a man driving a silver Renault Modus transported a couple of people to hospital and we’d appeal directly to him to get in touch with us.
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“I want to stress that he’s not in any trouble but we believe he may hold vital information that could steer our investigation.
“If you saw any of the cars in the area beforehand, witnessed the collision or have dash-cam or CCTV footage, please get in touch with us as soon as possible.”
Anyone with information is asked to call GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741, or 101, quoting incident number 1754 of June 6. Reports can also be made via Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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