AN 18-year-old man has been seriously injured after a car ploughed into a bollard, several parked cars and properties.

Police received a report of a collision on Manchester Road, Tyldesley at 3.20am on Saturday, June 4, 2022.

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said officers had established that a Seat Leon collided with a bollard, several parked vehicles and two properties.

The driver of the Seat Leon, an 18-year-old man, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The two properties were evacuated, awaiting an assessment, police added.

PC Philip Drummond, of GMP’s serious collision investigation unit, said: "As this collision happened during hours of darkness, the road was closed for some time to allow for a thorough investigation and also for specialists from partner agencies to ensure the affected properties are safe.

“Enquiries are ongoing but, at this stage, we are appealing for anyone with information or footage of a Seat Leon in the local area in the minutes before the collision to share it with us.”

Anyone with information can contact police via 0161 856 4741 quoting 538 04/06/22.

Information can also be shared anonymously via the independent charity – Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.