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Police appeal after bus and taxi collide

Taxi driver left with serious injuries in hospital

At around 11:30pm on Sunday police received a report of a collision on Henrietta Street and Albion Way in Ashton.

Enquiries have established that the minibus, a Renault Transit and a Stagecoach double decker collided at the junction. Neither the taxi or bus were carrying passengers.

The driver of the taxi – a 63-year-old man was taken to hospital, where he remains with serious injuries.

The driver of the bus is assisting officers with their enquiries.

Officers are particularly keen to speak to anyone who has dash cam or mobile phone footage from the area in the moments before the collision.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident 3649 of 17/07/22. Alternatively, details can be passed via our LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk or via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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