Boy, 15, on e-bike dies in collision after being followed by police in Salford

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A 15-year-old lad riding an e-bike has died successful a collision with an ambulance successful Greater Manchester soon aft helium was being followed by postulation officers, constabulary said.

Greater Manchester constabulary (GMP) said astatine astir 2pm connected Thursday the officers began pursuing the lad on Fitzwarren Street successful Salford connected to Lower Seedley Road but bollards prevented the constabulary conveyance from continuing.

Officers were not pursuing astatine the infinitesimal of impact, GMP said.

The unit said: “A abbreviated clip aboriginal a roadworthy postulation collision occurred betwixt the e-bike and an ambulance connected Langworthy Road.

“The 15-year-old lad riding the e-bike sadly died.”

In enactment with mean proceedings, the incidental has been referred to Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), who are starring the investigation. A cordon remains successful spot connected Langworthy Road.

GMP added: “Our thoughts are with the household and friends of the lad who tragically died.”

Police and paramedics were pictured astatine the country arsenic investigators trawled the country for evidence. An ambulance with a smashed windscreen was photographed wrong the cordon.

ITV News reported that the ambulance was parked astatine the clip of the incident.

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