Two dead after taxi crash

A woman who was critically injured in a collision in Leigh yesterday has died. The driver of the taxi she was travelling in died at the scene of the crash.

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PICTURE UPDATE: Taxi driver dies in crash

A house was damaged in the crash Credit: ITV

A taxi driver has been killed, and his woman passenger critically injured, after a car crash in Greater Manchester.

The accident happened on the A578 Twist Lane in Leigh, at 4am this morning, when the Ford Mondeo taxi hit a Vauxhall Astra.

The 59-year-old cab driver died at the scene. His passenger is in a critical condition. The driver of the Astra is also seriously ill in hospital.

One car struck the edge of this front door Credit: ITV
The busy A578, where the crash happened Credit: ITV

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