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.

View all 10 updates ›
  1. Rob Smith

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.

More on this story