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Audi driver struggling for life in the hospital after the car crashes into a tree and then catches fire

A man is fighting for life in the hospital after the Audi he was driving crashed into a tree before it caught fire.

An investigation is ongoing following the Stockport smash in the early hours of Friday morning (May 22).

The police were called to the Hazel Grove area around 2.20 am.

They reached the scene and found the vehicle on Dean Moor Road.

The driver was rushed to the hospital where he remains in critical condition.

No arrests were made.

The full Greater Manchester police statement said: “The police are looking for information after a man was seriously injured following a collision in Stockport.

“At around 2.20 pm on Friday May 22, police who responded to an accident in the Hazel Grove area had a traffic accident on Dean Moor Road.

“Investigations have determined that the white Audi collided with a tree causing the vehicle to catch fire.

“A man was taken to hospital where he remains in critical condition.”

Sergeant Matthew Picton of the GMP Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “This was a serious collision that left a critically ill man in the hospital – our thoughts are with him as he receives treatment.

“An investigation is underway and I would ask anyone with information to contact us.”

Anyone with information is invited to contact the police on 0161 856 4741 citing 249 of 05/22/20.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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