Car left on roof in middle of a main road in early hours

Firefighters made sure the car was safe
Firefighters made sure the car was safe

A driver fled after losing control of a car, leaving it on its roof in the middle of the road.

The Alfa Romeo was abandoned on Tyldesley Road in Atherton at around 2.35am on Saturday.

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Fire crews from Atherton attended to make the vehicle safe, including disconnecting the battery and checking fuel was not leaking.

A police spokesman said inquiries to trace the driver were ongoing.