Teenage driver killed as car crashes in Oldham

A teenage driver has died in hospital after his car collided with metal railings at a roundabout in Greater Manchester.

The 19-year-old was driving a Vauxhall Corsa along the A627 in Oldham when the car crashed on the Elk Mill roundabout slip road, at about 0500 BST.

Billy Darren Cooney, from Failsworth in Oldham, suffered serious head injuries and died later in hospital.

Greater Manchester Police have appealed for any witnesses to contact them.

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