Man fighting for his life after the Prius cab he was travelling in crashes in Greater Manchester

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Officers from Greater Manchester Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision that left a man in a critical condition.

At around 11pm last night (Sunday 13 December 2020), officers were called to a report of a collision involving a white Mercedes A200 AMG and a white “Toyota Prius" cab, at the crossroads on Oldham Road, near the junction with Newmarket Street and Wilshaw Lane in Ashton-under-Lyne.

Emergency services attended and a passenger in the cab, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver, a man in his 30s, suffered minor injuries. Three people in the Mercedes fled on foot. An investigation is underway.

Detective Sergeant Marie Eldred, from GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "This was a serious collision that has left a man fighting for his life in hospital.

"We asking anyone with any information or may have seen anything to contact us.

"Anyone with information or anyone with dash-cam footage can call 0161 856 4741 quoting log 2942 of 13/12/2020.

"Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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