Teenager dies after car pursued by police crashes into wall

A teenager has died after a car being pursued by police crashed into a wall in Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, on Tuesday evening.

Greater Manchester Police said a 16-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision in Wakefield Road.

Officers were called to a report of an attempted burglary in Ambleside, Stalybridge, shortly after 6pm, and followed a Volkswagen Golf thought to be involved.

The car then collided with the wall at about 6.30pm and a second teenager, also aged 16, was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

Inquiries are continuing and a cordon is in place while an investigation takes place.

GMP said the incident has been referred to its Professional Standards Branch and the IOPC in line with standard procedure.

Anyone with information is asked to phone 101 and quote incident number 2146 of 03/11/20.