Mancunian Way crash: girl, 17, dies after Mercedes hits railway bridge

An 18-year-old man was also seriously injured in the accident in central Manchester on Monday night.

A teenage girl has died following a crash on Mancunian Way.

Emergency services were called to the scene about 11.45pm on Monday (10 January) and found a white Mercedes car had hit a railway bridge.

The front-seat passenger, a 17-year-old girl, was pronounced dead at hospital. The 18-year-old male rear-seat passenger was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and police say he remains in a critical condition.

The driver, a 23-year-old man, was taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

There have been no arrests and enquiries are ongoing, GMP said on Tuesday morning.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage should call police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident 3221 of 10/01/2022.

Information can also be reported online or by using the Live Chat function at or call 101.