A 15-year-old boy riding an electric bike has died in a collision with an ambulance after being followed by police in Salford.
Greater Manchester Police said officers began following a boy riding an e-bike at around 2pm today on Fitzwarren Street.
Police were forced to break off their chase because of bollards on Lower Seedley Road.
But in a statement, the force said a short time later the e-bike and an ambulance collided on Langworthy Road.
The police added: “The 15-year-old boy riding the e-bike sadly died.”
The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is now leading an investigation into what happened.
A cordon remains in place on Langworthy Road.
Greater Manchester Police said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the boy who tragically died.”
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