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Boothstown crash victims were from Salford
11:12am Tuesday 12th February 2013 in News
TWO men who died after a collision in Boothstown have been identified.
Robert Crooks, 33, and Scott Best, 27, brothers from the Salford area, died following a multi-vehicle road traffic collision on Leigh Road at about 8.30pm last Thursday, February 7.
Their families have been informed and a dedicated Family Liaison Officer from Greater Manchester has been appointed.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft of a motor vehicle and remains in police custody for questioning.
Senior Investigating Officer, Police Sergeant Lee Westhead, said: "An investigation is now underway to determine the cause of the collision and the events leading up to it."
Anyone with information or who witnessed the collision should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.
Anyone with information or who witnessed the collision should contact the serious collision investigation unit on 0161 856 4741.