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Car careers over tram platform after police chase in Manchester

A stolen car careered over a tram platform and onto the tracks after a police chase.

Three men were arrested in the wake of the crash at New Islington Metrolink stop in Manchester on Tuesday morning.

Police spotted a stolen black Skoda in the Clayton area of the city just before 10:55 GMT and a chase began.

A police spokesman said: "Thankfully there were no members of the public at the stop otherwise the consequences could have been worse."

  • 08 Mar 2016