A man has died and two men arrested following a fatal collision in Cheetham Hill
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A man has died and two men arrested following a collision in Cheetham Hill last night.
Officers were called to Smedley Lane just after 7:30pm on Sunday 30 May, to a report of a collision involving a VW Jetta and a parked car.
During the collision, the rear passenger of the VW, a 30 year old man, suffered life threatening injuries, and despite the best efforts of emergency staff, died a short time later in hospital.
A 29 year-old man, and a 31 year-old man, have been arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and driving over the prescribed limit. They remain in custody for questioning.
Sergeant Andrew Page, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: "Sadly, a man has lost his life as a result of this collision. Our thoughts are with his family at this time.
"We are hopeful there may be some witnesses around the time of the collision who may have dashcam footage that could assist with the investigation.
"Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation unit on 0161 856 4741, or visit our website www.gmp.police.uk, quoting incident 2879 of 30/05/2021. Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."