Witnesses wanted after serious road collision in Shaw

OFFICERS are investigating after a collision on Salts Street, at the junction of Glebe Street in Shaw, where a motorcyclist was seriously injured. 

Shortly after 8.40pm on Thursday 25 April 2019, a black Kawasaki KMX 125 was travelling along Salts Street when it collided with a grey Honda CRV at the roundabout. 

Due to the collision, the motorcyclist – a 17-year-old boy – lost control of the bike and further collided with a garden wall. 

He remains in hospital where he is undergoing surgery for serious injuries. 

A 48-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving whilst unfit through drugs and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries. 

Investigators are appealing for any information and want to speak to anyone who saw the incident take place or saw either vehicle in the area before the collision. 

Details and dashcam footage can be passed on to police by calling GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 1887 of 25/04/19. 

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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