GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit appeal for further information after a passenger dies after a road traffic collision in Gorton
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On Monday 5 December 2022 at around 11:30pm, GMP officers were called to a serious collision on Mount Road in Gorton, Manchester.
It is believed that two cars were travelling northbound and collided on Mount Road at the junction of Balmoral Street. A Black Vauxhall Insignia containing two occupants, attempts a manoeuvre when it was struck on it’s offside by a Silver Vauxhall Crossland with a black roof.
Emergency services attended the scene, and all three people involved in the collision were taken to hospital for treatment to their injuries.
The passenger of the Vauxhall Insignia - a 25-year-old man - suffered serious injuries as a result of the incident.
Sadly, he passed away on Thursday 8 December 2022 despite the best attempts of emergency services personnel.
The driver of the Vauxhall Insignia - a 30-year-old woman - also sustained serious injuries.
The driver of the Vauxhall Crossland - a 35-year-old man - sustained minor injuries. He was arrested at the scene immediately following the incident and was then subsequently charged and remanded into custody.
Ryan McElroy (09/11/1987) of Apeel Lane in Chadderton, appeared at Manchester and Salford Magistrates on Thursday 8 December and was charged with two counts of Causing Serious Injury Dangerous Driving and Driving Whilst Disqualified.
He will next appear at Manchester Crown Square on Thursday 12 January 2023 where he will be further charged with the Death by Dangerous Driving in relation to the deceased male.
GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are appealing for anyone who may have seen the incident to get in touch to help their investigation.
Officers are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have footage, including dashcam, mobile phone or CCTV/doorbell footage from the area in the moments leading up to and before the collision took place.
Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident 3362 of 05/12/22.
Alternatively, details can be passed via the LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk or anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.