Manchester

Woman, 64, dies in Salford car crash

A 64-year-old woman has died following a car crash in Salford.

Police said she was driving a Daewoo Matiz which was in collision with a black Volkswagen Tiguan at the junction of Cadishead Way and Fairhills Road in Irlam on Tuesday.

The woman and her 15-year-old female passenger were both trapped in the car.

They were freed by the emergency services and the woman was taken to Wythenshawe hospital by air ambulance, where she later died.

The teenage passenger was taken to Manchester Royal Children's Hospital.

The 52-year-old driver of the Volkswagen is at Salford Royal Hospital with neck and chest injuries.

Greater Manchester Police appealed for witnesses to contact the force.

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