13-year-old boy left with potentially life-changing injuries after ‘horrific accident’ in Trafford

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 26th April 2023

A teenager was rushed to hospital with ‘potentially life-changing injuries’ last following a horror crash in Carrington, Greater Manchester.

The accident involved ‘a number of vehicles’ and a 13-year-old cyclist, who was left seriously injured and taken to hospital.

A man and a woman, drivers of two of the vehicles involved, were arrested on the scene for drink and drug-related offences, and remain in custody for questioning.

Greater Manchester Police are now appealing for any witness to the ‘horrific accident’ to come forward with any information.

An investigation has been launched to determine the mechanics of the collision.


The incident occurred on Manchester Road in Carrington at around 9pm on Tuesday 25 April.

Inspector Darren Hancock, Head of GMP’s SCIU said: “This was an horrific accident that has left a 13-year-old boy with potentially life-changing injuries. We send out thoughts to him and his family, and our specialist officers continue to support them.


“We have arrested two people in relation to this accident, but our investigations are still ongoing. We would encourage anyone who was in the area of Manchester Road in Carrington at approximately 9pm last night and who may have captured the vehicles on dashcam footage, to come forwards.

“In addition, if there is anyone with doorbell footage or CCTV that shows the vehicles or the accident, we would urge them to contact 101, quoting reference number 003771-25042023.“

Information can also be passed anonymously through the independent charity – Crimestoppers – on 0800 555 111.

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