A 17-year-old girl is in hospital with serious injuries after the car she was in overturned a plunged down an embankment near the Saddleworth village of Denshaw.

Police were alerted at 7pm last night (Sunday, May 17), following reports of collision on Huddersfield Road and that the black vehicle had left the carriageway.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Huddersfield Road was closed for several hours whilst officers carried out further investigations and has since been reopened.

Anyone with any information should contact police on 0161 856 8866quoting incident number 2301 of 17/05/2020. Details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.