A motorcyclist has died following a collision in Newton Heath this morning.

The twenty two year old was hit by a lorry on Oldham Road around 7.45 and was taken to hospital where he was sadly pronounced dead.

A 60-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care and attention. He remains in custody for questioning.

PC Paul Joynson, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “This morning a young man tragically lost his life in this collision, and we are providing support to his family at this incredibly difficult time.

“A man is in custody, and we continue our enquiries to establish the events leading up to the incident.

“If you saw anything or if you have dashcam footage then please contact police as soon as possible as your information could be vital to this investigation.


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