Driver dies as car hits wall

Manchester Evening News - - NEWS -

A DRIVER died af­ter his car hit a wall. The man, in his 20s, was pro­nounced dead at the scene fol­low­ing the crash on New Year’s Day morn­ing.

Po­lice were called to Hey­wood Old Road in Birch, Hey­wood, at about 11.20am af­ter the grey Toy­ota Yaris hit a brick wall near the junc­tion with Doctor Fold Lane.

Pc Neil Pennington, of GMP’s

Se­ri­ous Col­li­sion In­ves­ti­ga­tion Unit, said: “This is the worst pos­si­ble way to start a new year and our thoughts are with the man’s loved ones as we in­ves­ti­gate the col­li­sion. I would like to use this op­por­tu­nity to ap­peal for any­one with in­for­ma­tion or dash cam footage to con­tact us.”

Call po­lice about either in­ci­dent on 0161 856 4741 or Crimestop­pers, anony­mously, on 0800 555 111.

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