A man has died following a collision in Royton

A man has died following a collision in Royton.

Shortly before 11.38am on Friday 15 February 2019, police were called to reports of a collision between a white Mazda 3 and a grey Range Rover on Broadway at the junction with Hilbrae Avenue.

The Mazda was turning right from Hilbrae Avenue onto Broadway when it was involved in a collision with the Range Rover.

The driver of the Mazda, a 76-year-old man, was taken to hospital where he sadly died from his injuries in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 17 February 2019).

No arrests have been made and the driver of the Range Rover stayed at the scene of the collision to speak with officers.

Enquiries are ongoing and officers are continuing to appeal for information.

Police Constable Neil Pennington, of GMP’s Specialist Operations Roads Policing team, said: “This is a tragic incident in which a man has sadly lost his life and my thoughts remain with his family at this time.

“I would urge anyone who witnessed this collision who has not yet come forward to contact us as soon as you can.

“If you were in the area and you have any video or dashcam footage of the collision then please call us as a matter of urgency as this could be vital in allowing us to piece together what happened.”

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 4741 or 101, quoting reference number 813 of 15/02/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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