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At around 2.40pm yesterday (Sunday 25 July 2021), police were called to reports of a collision between a motorbike and a car on Hall Street in Offerton, at the junction of Turncroft Lane.
Emergency services attended and a man - aged 59 - was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Despite the best efforts of medical staff he sadly died a short time later.
No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.
Police Constable Lee Gandy, of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "This is a tragic incident in which a man has sadly lost his life and our thoughts remain with his family at this difficult time.
"This collision happened in broad daylight, therefore we are confident that there are a number people who will have witnessed this collision and may have dashcam footage that could assist with our investigation.
"If you have any information at all please do not hesitate to contact police as soon as possible."
Anyone with information can contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 1875 of 25/07/21.
Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.