Hadfield crash victim named

POLICE have named the passenger who died following a car crash in Hadfield on Friday night.

Michael Butler, 31, from Liverpool was a passenger in a black Toyota Celica that left the road and collided with wooden posts before coming to a stop.

He suffered serious injuries in the collision and was taken to Tameside Hospital where he died a short time later.

The driver was arrested and has since been bailed by police.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the collision is urged to contact the witness appeal line on 01773 572929.