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Wigan fatal crash: Girl, 16, dies after car hits wall

Warrington Road, Wigan Image copyright Google
Image caption The 17-year-old driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving

A 16-year-old girl has died in hospital after the car she was a passenger in crashed into a garden wall in Greater Manchester.

The blue BMW struck a bollard before hitting the wall in Warrington Road, Wigan at about 03:30 GMT on Saturday.

The driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old boy, was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

The girl was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards, Greater Manchester Police said.

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

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