Tribute To Man Who Died In Bolton Crash

A tribute has been paid to the man who died following a collision in Bolton.

Jason Kenealy, 32, from Darwen in Lancashire, was taken to hospital after the collision, on Chorley Old Road in the Smithills area, at about 8.50pm on Saturday 25 June.

Officers attended and found that a Vauxhall Corsa and Toyota Corolla Verso had been in collision.

Jason, who was a passenger in the Corsa, later died from his injuries.

In a tribute on behalf of Jason's family, his girlfriend said: "Jay was much loved by family and friends with his brilliant sense of humour.

"He always brought a smile to people's faces. He will be so sadly missed by all who really knew him.

"Truly one in a million."

The other passenger in the Corsa, a 22-year-old man, remains in hospital but his condition is not believed to be life threatening.

The driver of the Corsa is receiving treatment for a broken angle.

The front seat passenger in the Toyota, a 41-year-old woman is described as being in a stable condition in hospital.

The driver of that car, a 42-year-old man, and two children, a 10-year-old girl and seven-year-old boy have been discharged from hospital.

A six-year-old boy who was also in the car remains in hospital though his condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the Road Policing Unit at Leigh on 0161 856 7201


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