POLICE are appealing for information after two men died in a crash in the early hours of the morning.

The pair were travelling down Bury Old Road, in Whitefield, at 1.30am today (Sunday, October 6) when the silver Vauxhall Astra they were in hit a street sign.

The car then span out and rammed into a nearby wall.

One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene after paramedic arrived and the second man was rushed to hospital.

However, despite the best efforts of emergency staff, he later died in hospital.

The road remained closed between Thatch Leach Lane and Cuckoo Lane until around 9.35am while police investigated the area.

Officers are now appealing for information

Anyone with information or dash cam footage of the car should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 or 101, quoting incident 288 of 06/10/2019.

Information can also be given anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.