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Driver cut free from car after Ribbleton crash

Posted on - 23rd June, 2017 - 11:09pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Ribbleton, Roads, Transport
The car was found in Longridge Road Pic: Google
The car was found in Longridge Road Pic: Google

A driver has been taken to hospital following a crash in Ribbleton.

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent two crews to Longridge Road shortly after 9pm on Friday (23 June).

A car had hit a lamppost by the Red Scar industrial estate and the driver, a man, was trapped and injured inside the car.

Firefighters used hydraulic equipment to cut the roof off the car.

The man was lifted out, strapped to a stretcher and taken to Royal Preston Hospital by the North West Ambulance Service.

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