Boy, 5, still critical in hospital after car and HGV crash on M67

A five-year-old boy remains in a critical condition in hospital after a crash between a car and a HGV on the M67 motorway in Tameside[1].

The crash happened on the eastbound side of the motorway between junction 3 for Hyde and junction 4 for the Hattersley Roundabout at around 2.45pm on Monday (April 29). The boy was rushed to hospital from the scene after the crash between a Vauxhall Astra and a HGV.[2][3]

Police said the boy’s injuries were life-threatening. In an update issued today (May 3), a spokesperson for the force said he remained in hospital in a critical condition.

A 38-year-old woman, who was also in the Astra, was also hurt in the crash. The HGV driver a 39-year-old man – was bailed pending further enquiries, the Greater Manchester Police[5] spokesperson added today.

After the incident, police, firefighters, paramedics and air ambulance responded on the scene. The M67 was closed on the eastbound side for hours with a diversion route put in place.

The carriageway was fully reopened at around 2am the following morning. Any witnesses should contact GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU).

They also want to speak to anyone who has any footage or dash cam. Officers can be contacted on 0161 856 4741 quoting log number 2098 of 29/04/24.

Information can also be shared using the LiveChat function on the website:[6]. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity – Crimestoppers – anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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