A 20 year old women has died in hospital this afternoon in hospital after the incident last night when five other people, were injured by the hit-and-run driver at Trafford Park
The BMW which ploughed into the crowd was filmed performing laps of a roundabout moments before the crash which happened at Europa Way around 9.45.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop after a collision. He remains in police custody
Yesterday fternoon, a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
Earlier today, officers from GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit arrested a 24-year-old man in the Swinton area on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
There is no evidence to suggest that this is terrorism related at this stage.
GMP’s Chief Superintendent Wayne Miller, said: “Firstly, my thoughts are with the family of the woman who has tragically died this afternoon. All those who knew her will understandably be completely heartbroken and our specially trained officers are doing everything they can to support her family through this horrendous time.
“We currently have two men in custody who will continue to be questioned whilst our officers continue with their enquiries.
“At the time of the collision there was a car meet event in the area which approximately 60 cars attended. I believe there will be people with video or dash-cam footage of the incident or beforehand.
“Please, if you have anything which could help give these families the truth they deserve then please contact us.
“We will continue to patrol the area and work with Trafford Council to address any concerns.”
Information can be passed on to the Serious Collision Investigation Unit by calling 0161 856 4742 quoting incident number 2409 of 31/05/18 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.