Man dies in Crumpsall crash

A man has died and a teenager is in a critical condition following a road traffic collision during rush-hour in Manchester.

The 42-year-old was a passenger in a silver Vauxhall Zafira that was turning around when it was involved in a collision with a black Volkswagen Golf in Crumpsall just before 6.00pm on Wednesday 5 June.

Six other people travelling in the Zafira, including the driver, were taken to hospital. A 42-year-old woman is being treated for serious injuries.

Police said that before officers arrived the driver of the Golf left the scene with a three-year-old child, who was also taken to hospital for treatment for serious injuries.

A 13-year-old boy is in a critical condition.

Greater Manchester Police have arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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