A 77-year-old man has been taken to hospital after a car being chased by police smashed into his vehicle.

The silver Ford being driven by the victim landed on its roof following the crash on Varley Street in Miles Platting on Sunday afternoon (February 16).

Earlier, the driver of a Vauxhall Corsa failed to stop when approached by police.

A chase ensued before the Corsa crashed to the Ford, causing it to land on its roof.

Pictures from the scene show the car's front windscreen caved in, with broken glass shattered across the road and pavement.

Police scene on Varley Street in Miles Platting

It appears the car collided with a zebra crossing post.

The driver of the Ford was taken to hospital.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Greater Manchester Police said the driver of the Corsa fled from the scene of the crash.

A Vauxhall Astra collided with a silver Ford causing it to land on its roof

No arrests have been made and enquiries to trace the Vauxhall are ongoing.

A spokesperson for GMP said: "Police were on patrol at 16.04pm on Varley Street in Miles Platting when a Vauxhall Corsa was seen by officers and attempted to make off.

"It then collided with another vehicle and caused that vehicle to end up on its roof.

"A 77-year-old man has been taken to hospital.

"His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

"Enquiries are ongoing to trace to trace the Vauxhall Corsa.

"The incident has been referred to the Independent Office of Police Conduct by GMP’s Professional Standards Branch, in line with normal procedure."