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Police chase ended in man's death - and women's life changing forever

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The driver of a car which crashed during a police chase, killing one passenger and seriously injuring another, has been jailed.

Simon Bailey, 34, died when a Nissan Micra being driven by Joshua Cleworth ploughed into two parked cars and a lamp post during the pursuit in Bolton.

A 39-year-old female passenger was also seriously injured during the smash on Lever Edge Lane in the early hours of October 2 last year.

Police began chasing the Micra after Cleworth failed to stop for officers on Wigan Road. READ MORE: Join the FREE Manchester Evening News WhatsApp community Today (Friday) Cleworth, 29, of no fixed address, was jailed for 11 years and three months at Bolton Crown Court after pleading guilty to causing death by dangerous driving; and causing serious injury by dangerous driving at an earlier hearing.

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