Third man arrested in connection with a fatal collision on Europa Way in Trafford Park


Earlier today, Saturday 2 June 2018, 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.

He remains in custody for questioning.

A 21-year-old man who was arrested on Friday morning has been bailed pending further enquiries and the 26-year-old man arrested yesterday afternoon has been released under investigation.

The arrests are in relation to a collision that took place on Europa Way, Trafford Park on Thursday evening (31 May 2018).

Seven people were injured during the incident and were taken to hospital for treatment. One of the casualties, a 20-year-old woman, sadly died there yesterday.

Sergeant Brian Orr, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our investigation into this tragic incident is continuing and earlier today we made a further arrest.

“That man remains in custody and will be questioned later today, however I would continue to urge any member of the public with information that can assist us to please come forward.”

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.


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