Bluebell Way reopens after serious crash with car on roof

Posted on - 1st July, 2018 - 9:28am | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Preston News, Ribbleton, Roads, Transport
The scene in Bluebell Way on Sunday morning Pic: Stephen Melling
The scene in Bluebell Way on Sunday morning Pic: Stephen Melling

A man has been cut from his car after a serious crash on the Red Scar industrial estate on Sunday (1 July) morning.

Preston Police had closed off Bluebell Way, Fulwood, and a number of roads following the incident at 5.45am.

Chief Inspector Claire Cooper said: “We have closed Gamull Lane and Longridge Road near the roundabout for accident investigation work.

“This is a very serious crash and the man involved has multiple serious injuries, there’s a lot of bleeding and fractures.”

The roads were reopened by police shortly before 11.30am on Sunday.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called to assist as the car was on its roof and the man trapped inside.

They cut the man free and the 29-year-old driver is receiving treatment in hospital, he remains in a serious condition.

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Police said a passenger from the vehicle turned up at Royal Preston Hospital during Sunday morning.

Road closures are still in place and are likely to continue for a few hours more due to the nature of the crash.

The fire service said two vehicles were involved, but the police say it is understood there was only one car at the roundabout when the crash happened.

Chief Inspector Cooper said no arrests had been made at this stage and they are not appealing for witnesses.

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