A man has died and a woman is critically ill after a car crash in Bolton. Police were called to the crash at the junction of Winter Hey Lane and Chorley New Road in Horwich at 2am this morning.

A silver Toyota Yaris had crashed into the railings on the side of the road. The man and a woman were both taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, but the 23-year-old man later passed away. His family has been informed.

The 21-year-old woman remains in a critical condition. The junction of Winter Hey Lane and Chorley New Road is currently closed as well as the junction of Chorley New Road with Ramsbottom Road.