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Two men killed in horror crash in Delph

An investigation is under way after two men died when a car hit a tree on a busy Delph road. 

Police, fire crews and paramedics were called at around 8.40pm on Wednesday evening (10 November) to Huddersfield Road to a report of a collision involving one vehicle.

A Mazda 3 was driving along the road before it left the carriageway and collided with a tree before coming to a stop in a field to the side of the road, police have said. 

The passenger of the car - a 20-year-old man - was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver - a 34-year-old man - was taken to hospital in a critical condition but died a short while later.

The next of kin have been informed, GMP say. 

A number of floral tributes have been left at the scene, paying respects to both men. 

Detectives are now urging anyone who witnessed the crash, or anyone with dash cam footage of it, to come forward.

Police Sergeant Neil Pennington, of GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "Very sadly two people have lost their life as a result of this collision and our thoughts are firmly with their loved ones as they begin to process this tragic news.

"A full investigation is underway whilst we piece together what occurred both during and in the lead up to this collision and we're appealing for anyone who may have information or any footage, whether that be CCTV, mobile phone or dash-cam footage, to please get in touch with us."

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 or 101, quoting incident 2878 of 10/11/21.

Alternatively, details can be passed via the LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk or via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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