Bolton teenager dies as car crashes into tree

A 17-year-old boy has died after the car he was travelling in hit a tree in Bolton, police have said.

He was one of four people in a silver Renault Megane travelling along Plodder Lane in the town at about 02:30 GMT.

The teenager received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Another 17-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Two men, aged 18 and 19, have been arrested and police have appealed for any witnesses to contact them.

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