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Driver in hospital after crashing into wall in Plungington

Posted on - 25th July, 2018 - 1:14pm | Author - | Posted in - Plungington, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Corner of Jemmett Street and Eldon Street Pic: Google
Corner of Jemmett Street and Eldon Street Pic: Google

A man was taken to hospital after a crash in the early-hours of Wednesday morning in the Plungington area.

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The driver of the car collided with the wall of a house at the junction of Jemmett Street and Eldon Street.

Emergency services were called just after 2am on Wednesday (25 July).

A spokeswoman for Preston Police said the driver, a man, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital to be checked over.

The scene in Eldon Street following the crash Pic: Kaity Lyon
The scene in Eldon Street following the crash Pic: Kaity Lyon

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People living nearby told Blog Preston they were woken by blue flashing lights at the scene, with an emergency services presence there until around 3am.

A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed they took the driver, who is in his 20s, to hospital.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said two crews had attended as it was initially thought the man may need to be cut from the vehicle – but they were stood down.

No other vehicles are thought to be involved and the driver is understood to have minor injuries only.

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