Teenager killed in Audenshaw collision

A TEENAGER has died in a road traffic collision that has seen an 18-year-old arrested.

 

Greater Manchester Police were called at around 8pm yesterday (Saturday, October 15) to a serious incident on Droylsden Road in Audenshaw, close to its junction with North Road.

Emergency services at the scene in Audenshaw

Emergency services attended the scene and despite the best attempts of officers and paramedics, a 16-year-old passenger of the vehicle that collided with a lamp post was pronounced dead a short time later after suffering fatal injuries.

 

Now police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after the incident, which saw two others suffer minor and serious injuries, while the 18-year-old driver of the vehicle was arrested at the scene and remains in custody for questioning after treatment to his injuries.

 

Specialist officers have been deployed to support his family at this devastating time.

 

GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) is now appealing for anyone who may have seen the car, described as a white Vauxhall Corsa, and the collision in a busy area of Audenshaw during the evening to get in touch to help their investigation.

 

Officers are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have footage, including dashcam, mobile phone or CCTV/doorbell footage from the area in the moments before the collision took place.

 

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident 3004 of 15/10/22.

 

Alternatively, details can be passed via GMP’s LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk or anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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