The driver of the Renault Master,  a 68-year-old man who sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital following a crash on the M66 in has died from his injuries.

The accident happened on the 7th July close to the junction of the M60 in Bury

A Scania G30 was travelling northbound and had joined the M66 from the M60 before subsequently becoming involved in collision with a Renault Master.

No other injuries were reported.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Detective Sergeant Marie Eldred of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “Very sadly a man has lost his life as a result of this collision and our main priority is ensuring his family and loved ones are supported at what is an incredibly difficult time.

“Our investigation into this collision remains ongoing and we’re appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this crash or has dash-cam footage that could assist us to get in touch. This incident occurred during busy commuting hours so we are confident there are people holding information that could assist our investigation.”


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