Four men in­jured af­ter col­li­sion

Accrington Observer - - NEWS -

TWO men were taken to hos­pi­tal and two oth­ers treated by paramedics af­ter a car mounted a pave­ment af­ter a col­li­sion with an­other ve­hi­cle.

Emer­gency ser­vices were called to Blackburn Road in Accrington af­ter a white Mercedes A Class struck a set of traf­fic lights and nar­rowly missed a man and his daugh­ter who were leav­ing a nearby take­away.

Fire­fight­ers said the Mercedes driver, who had to be cut free from the car, and a pedes­trian were taken to hos­pi­tal with mi­nor in­juries.

Two other men were treated at the scene by paramedics.

The driver of the other ve­hi­cle was not thought to be se­ri­ously hurt and her car sus­tained mi­nor dam­age.

The in­ci­dent hap­pened at around 4.10pm on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 22, and no ar­rests have been made.

A Lan­cashire Fire and Res­cue Ser­vice spokesper­son said: “Two fire en­gines from Hyn­d­burn and Burn­ley were called to a road traf­fic col­li­sion in­volv­ing on car on Blackburn Road, Accrington.

“One per­son was res­cued from the ve­hi­cle by fire­fight­ers and paramedics us­ing cut­ting equip­ment. Fire­fight­ers were at the scene for two hours.”

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