Main road near Salford Quays closed after man seriously injured in crash
One of the main roads in Salford remains closed this morning after a man was seriously injured in a rush-hour crash. It happened on Trafford Road near Salford Quays shortly after 9am this morning (Thursday). Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said two vehicles were involved in a collision at the junction with Phoebe Street in Ordsall.
Paramedics along with police attended and two men injured in the smash were taken to hospital. One of them has been seriously injured GMP said. Pictures from the scene show two badly damaged cars, one appearing to be a private hire taxi.
The road remains closed whilst police investigate the collision (Image: Manchester Evening News)
Emergency services remain at the scene dealing with the aftermath and carrying out enquiries.
The southbound side of the A5603 Trafford Road remains closed from Lowry and Media City turn off at Broadway, down to The Quays.
It is affecting traffic heading from the Regent Road Roundabout towards Old Trafford with there already said to be severe congestion in the area. Both Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and GMP’s Traffic division urged people to avoid the area and find an alternative route. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or who has any information is asked to call GMP on 101 quoting incident number 680 of 10/09/20.
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