/ Man dies following collision in Belle Vue

A man has died after a collision in Belle Vue.

Shortly after 7am on Tuesday 5 December 2017 police were called to Hyde Road, close to the junction with Redgate Lane, to reports of a collision between a Peugeot 208 and a Suzuki motorbike.

Emergency services attended and attempted to treat the driver of the motorbike at the scene before he was taken to hospital where he sadly died.

The driver of Peugeot has been taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

There are significant road closures in place so commuters are advised to avoid the area where possible.

PC Paul Hailwood of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit said “I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the family of the man who has died this morning; my thoughts are with them at this terrible time.

“We are currently working at the scene to establish exactly what has happened and I would ask that anybody who witnessed the collision or has dash cam footage please contact the police.”

Anybody with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741, quoting incident number 331 of 05/12/17.

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