A man has died and two others are seriously injured following a collision in Leigh.
At around 4.55pm on Sunday 4 February 2018. Police were called to reports of a collision. Involving a blue and white Austin Mini Sky Rose and a white BMW.
The Mini had been travelling west along St Helens Road towards Atherleigh Way. When it was involved in a collision with the BMW that had been travelling east along St Helens Road.
The driver of the Mini, a 64-year-old man, suffered fatal injuries. Sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene.
His passengers – a 32-year-old man and a 41 year-old-man – have been taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The driver of the BMW suffered minor injuries and remained at the scene to speak with officers.
No arrests have been made.
St Helens Road was closed between the junctions of Atherleigh Way and Lonsdale Avenue. For approximately five hours.