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Teen dies following police chase in Manchester

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A teenage boy has died following a road collision following a police chase in Manchester.

Police say that they attempted to stop a Ford Fusion on Burnage Lane at approximately 9.25PM on Sunday.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed that the car failed to stop for officers and then collided into a nearby building.

Two people have been taken to hospital with what is believed to be life-threatening injuries.

Sadly one fo those a boy in his late teens has sadly since died. The second person a man remains in hospital for treatment and remains in a life-threatening condition.

Detective Chief Superintendent Jon Chadwick released a statement that read “I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of the person who has passed away following the collision in Burnage last night.”

Officers have confirmed the incident has now been referred to the Independent Office of Police Conduct which has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash

It is routine policy for an incident of this nature to be referred to the Independent Office of Police Conduct.

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood is the editor and news reporter covering national and international news crime and policing news.

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