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.
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