Menu

Man taken to hospital after crash at Junction 29 of M6

Posted on - 11th July, 2018 - 9:16am | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Preston News, Roads, Transport
The area around Junction 29 of the M6 saw slow traffic due to the crash Pic: Google
The area around Junction 29 of the M6 saw slow traffic due to the crash Pic: Google

Firefighters cut two people free from a car following a crash in Bamber Bridge on Wednesday (11 July) morning.

Advertisement

Two crews from Bamber Bridge fire station attended the crash at the roundabout at junction 29 of the M6.

The driver of the car, a red Volkswagen Golf, had hit a dry stone wall and two people were cut free and placed onto stretchers.

A spokeswoman for the fire service said: “Firefighters used holmatro cutting equipment to remove the roof and extricated casualties from the vehicle via a long board.”

A man suffered a serious leg injury and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment, according to a Lancashire Police spokesman.

A spokeswoman for the ambulance service said the passenger was also taken to hospital and had ‘major trauma injuries’.

Read more: Who will take on Cuerden site after IKEA?

The crash took place shortly after 6am.

Firefighters were at the scene for around half an hour and delays around the Walton Summit area were reported up until around 8.30am.

Remember you can keep up with the latest Preston traffic and travel in our dedicated Facebook group

Share
Preston in pictures Vegan MuffinOne good thing about the recent storm, it brought all the conkers down!Sky over Preston DocksDusk at Preston DocksSetting Sun at Preston Docks scenicSetting Sun at Preston DocksSetting Sun at Preston Docks sceneSunset Preston Docks View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.