A MAN has died and another has been rushed to hospital after a crash in Old Trafford in the early hours of this morning.

Emergency services were called to the two vehicle collision on Seymour Grove, near to the junction with Kings Road, at around 2.55am.

The crash resulted in one of the cars bursting into flames.

A 56-year-old man died at the scene, police confirmed, and his next of kin have been informed.

A 36-year-old man was detained by officers and taken to hospital, where he remains.

Sergeant Andrew Page, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “This was a devastating incident which tragically resulted in the death of a man - our thoughts are with his family and friends.

“An investigation is underway and officers are working hard to establish the full circumstances surrounding the collision.

“If anyone has any information or dash cam footage filmed in the area at the time of the collision or shortly before, I would ask them to contact us as soon as possible as it may assist us with our enquiries.”

Anyone with information should contact GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741, quoting 314 of 04/04/20, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.