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Witness appeal after crash which left young man 'fighting for his life'

A young man is fighting for his life after a crash in Manchester.

Police say a grey Fiat 500 Sport crashed into a tree on Simonsway in Wythenshawe in the early hours of Wednesday 8 August.

Officers called to the scene found the driver - who is in his 20s - with serious injuries.

They're appealing for anyone with dashcam footage or any information about the crash to come forward.

It happened at the junction of Simonsway and Haslington Road Credit: Google Earth

My thoughts are with the man as he fights for his life and his family at this awful time.

– Police Sergeant Jon McColl

Police officer taken to hospital after breathing in 'unknown chemical' in flat

GMP, paramedics and several fire units were seen on the quiet cul-de-sac in Wythenshawe. Credit: MEN Media

A police officer has been taken to hospital by his colleagues after reports he breathed in an unknown chemical at a flat in Wythenshawe.

Officers have cordoned off Bryony Close in Woodhouse Park after the incident on Thursday evening.

Police say there is no wider threat to the public.

Three fire engines were called to the scene and firefighters wearing specialist breathing apparatus are now trying to establish what the chemical is.

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