Manchester Evening News

Serious injuries after car smash


A LARGE emergency service response was sparked after a two-car smash.

Police, firefighte­rs and paramedics were called to the scene following the crash on Spotland Road, Rochdale, at around 7.30pm.

An Audi A3 and a Ford Mondeo collided, police said.

The occupants of both cars were ‘seriously injured’ in the smash.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

No further details on the occupants of the cars, or the nature of their injuries, have been released yet.

Pictures taken at the scene on Monday show the road taped off after the crash.

Several emergency service vehicles including a fire engine, ambulance and police cars were stationed at the scene.

Both cars appeared to look badly damaged and debris from the crash was strewn across the road.

In a statement, a GMP spokespers­on said: “At around 7.30pm on Monday, April 19, police were called to reports of a collision on Spotland Road, Rochdale between an Audi S3 and a Ford Mondeo.

“The collision has resulted in serious injuries to the occupants of both vehicles.

“No arrests have been made at this time.”

Anyone with informatio­n should contact police on 0161 856 4741, quoting incident number 2729 of 19/04/2021.

Reports can also be made anonymousl­y to the independen­t charity Crimestopp­ers on 0800 555 111.

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emergency services at the scene of the crash on spotland road in rochdale

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