A MAN has died in a three vehicle collision on the East Lancs Road.

At about 4.55pm today, an Audi RS3 and an Audi S3 were travelling eastbound along the A580 when they collided with a Vauxhall Corsa, near to Swinton Park.

The male driver of the Corsa suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A female passenger also suffered serious injuries and has been taken to hospital.

She is currently in a critical condition.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remain in police custody for questioning.

The A580 between Lancaster Road and Worsley Road has been closed while emergency services deal with the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police's serious collision investigation unit on 0161 856 4741.