Man dies after two-car collision in Bolton

A man has died and a woman is critically ill after a crash between two cars in Bolton.

A Vauxhall Corsa and Toyota Corolla Verso collided on Chorley Old Road at the junction of Old Kiln Lane in the Johnson Fold area on Saturday night.

Both drivers and all passengers were taken to hospital. A 41-year-old passenger in the Corsa died.

A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in custody.

The front seat passenger in the Toyota, a 41-year-old woman, is described as being in a critical condition.

Anyone who witnessed the collision are being asked to contact police.

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