Major collision in Boothstown

Emergency crews are dealing with a large road traffic accident involving six vehicles in the Boothstown area of Greater Manchester. There are reports of at least one fatality.

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Scene in Boothstown sealed off after car crash explosion

Two people have died after a stolen car crashed into parked cars and exploded.

It happened yesterday evening on Leigh Road in Boothstown, Salford.

Police were looking for the red Audi after reports it was stolen from Farnworth.

Scene of last night's car crash explosion in Salford Credit: Rob Smith

The scene of last night's car crash explosion remains sealed off.

One eyewitness said a "fireball" engulfed one side of the road. He said he knew immediately nothing could be done for anyone involved.

Boothstown crash fire

Twp people have died after a stolen car crashed into parked cars and exploded. It happened yesterday evening on Leigh Road in Boothstown. Police were looking for the red Audi after reports it was stolen from Farnworth. The incident has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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Reports of one fatality after major collision

Emergency crews are dealing with a large road traffic accident involving six vehicles in the Boothstown area of Greater Manchester. There are reports of at least one fatality.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service say at least one car is alight and 25 officers are dealing with the incident.

There are also reports of impact damage to a number of terraced houses at the scene.

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