Tree falls in Bamber Bridge trapping two people

Posted on - 7th April, 2022 - 1:21pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Preston News, Preston weather, South Ribble News

Two fire engines and Police were called to a road traffic collision on Wigan Road, Bamber Bridge at 7:28am today (Thursday, 7 April).


Two vehicles that had been hit by a falling tree were involved, with two people trapped in one vehicle, who were later freed by the fire service.

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Two casualties received treatment from firefighters before being placed in the care of North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) paramedics.

Crews were in attendance at the scene for an hour.

A road closure remains in place while the tree is removed.

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