Man dies after being involved in a road traffic accident hours earlier in Longsight

Officers are appealing for witnesses to a two-car collision that occurred at 21:05 hours on Monday 24 October 2022.

A silver Vauxhall Insignia was stationary at a red traffic light signal on Dickenson Road, at the junction with Birch Hall Lane (on the left), Longsight, when another vehicle – a silver Ford Mondeo – collided with the rear.

Although the airbags were deployed in the Ford Mondeo, there were no visible injuries reported by either party.

Both drivers swapped details and returned home. Unfortunately, the driver of the Ford Mondeo was found to have died a few hours later. Specialist officers have been deployed to support the family of the man at this sad time.

GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are now appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward. They are also keen to speak to anyone who may have any footage, including dashcam, mobile phone or doorbell footage, from the area in the moments leading up to the collision.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting reference number of 3193 24/10/22.


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