Fatal road traffic collision in Stalybridge
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A teenager has sadly died following a road traffic collision on Wakefield Road in Stalybridge this evening (Tuesday 3 November 2020).
Just after 6pm, officers were called to a report of an attempt burglary on Ambleside, Stalybridge.
Officers followed a vehicle believed to be involved, a VW Golf, which later collided with a wall on Wakefield Road at 6.30pm.
Emergency services attended but sadly the driver, a teenage boy, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A second teenager, a 16-year-old passenger, was taken to hospital by paramedics in a serious condition.
Enquiries are on-going and a cordon is in place whilst an investigation takes place.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 2146 of 03/11/20.
In line with normal procedure, the incident has been referred to GMP's Professional Standards Branch and the IOPC.