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Stuart Littleford – Senior Reporter
Allan Roach – Reporter
George Wilson – Reporter and IT
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Past Articles

Man dies after car collides with lamp post on Greenacres Road

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

A man has died following a collision in Oldham.

At around 2.10pm on Wednesday 22 March 2017 police were called to Greenacres Road, Oldham, to reports of a collision where a blue Porsche Boxster had collided with a lamp post.

A 42-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries and sadly died.

A 46-year-old man fled the scene but was soon traced by police who arrested him on suspicion of causing death by […]

M62 near Saddleworth now open after serious collision this morning

Long tailbacks after the accident on the M62

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

The M62 near Saddleworth has now fully reopened following this morning’s serious collision between Oldham and Rochdale.

Both carriageways of the motorway between junction 20 and Oldham and junction 21 at Milnrow were closed at around 9.35am earlier today after police received a number of reports of a collision just before junction 21 of the M62.

Officers attended and found that a car travelling on the Eastbound carriageway […]

Five injured after car crash on Holmfirth Road

Emergency services attend to the injured after the head-on crash

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Five people have been injured after two cars collided on the A635, Holmfirth Road, at Greenfield this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the accident at around 5.30pm, after reports of a head-on crash involving two vehicles.

Three men in one of the vehicles, a Vauxhall Astra, were taken to hospital.

A man and a woman in the other car were not thought to be seriously […]

Lucky escape for driver as car stopped from rolling down embankment in Diggle

Emergency services at the scene of the accident on Standedge Road in Diggle

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Police are investigating after a man was left injured when his car careered off the road in Diggle.

The accident happened at around 4.00pm on Friday 10 June when the black BMW he was travelling in ended up on its side after crashing through concrete fencing on Standedge Road.

Miraculously a number of trees prevented the vehicle from rolling further down the embankment.

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Man remains in critical condition after Denshaw crash

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was left with life threatening head injuries after a traffic collision in Saddleworth.

Shortly before 2.40am yesterday, a 24-year-old man was driving a white BMW along Ripponden Road in Denshaw towards the M62 motorway, when he came up to a left hand bend and lost control of the car.

The vehicle collided with the armco safety barriers and hit a stone wall before overturning onto its roof and coming […]

Police continue to appeal for information after man was seriously injured in Saddleworth collision

Scene of the accident at Standedge

Police are continuing to appeal for information after a man was seriously injured in a collision in Saddleworth.

At 5.40pm on Saturday 7 March 2015, a grey VW Polo was in collision with two other vehicles near the car park on Standedge Cutting for the Pennine Way.

The VW Polo was travelling towards Huddersfield on the A62 (Standedge Cutting) near Diggle behind a black Mercedes C220 when the collision happened. A blue Vauxhall […]

Two people seriously injured in Delph car crash

Rescue workers with the other vehicle

By Stuart Littleford

Two people have been seriously injured following a car crash in Delph today.

Two vehicles collided on the A62, Huddersfield Road, near to the junction with Delph Lane at around 4.30pm this afternoon.

One of the vehicles badly damaged in the accident on Huddersfield Road at Delph.

Road closed for over two hours

Emergency services, including police, four fire appliances, three ambulances and the North West Air Ambulance, […]

Two vehicles crash at Scouthead tonight

Two vehicles have been involved in a collision on the A62, Huddersfield Road at Scouthead tonight.

The accident happened at around 8.15pm resulting in the closure of the road for almost an hour. Emergency services attended the incident and it is not known at this stage if there are any injuries.

Police are still at the scene and we understand the road is now open again. Enquiries into the accident are continuing.

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