A585 Fleetwood Road closed following serious collision

The busy A585 road at Greenhalgh is closed following a collision in Thistleton.

Monday, 8th October 2018, 3:46 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th October 2018, 12:29 am
The collision on the A585.

The crash involved a blue Dacia and a silver Skoda, which happened at the junction of Fleetwood Road and Thistleton Road, close to Thistleton Lodge shortly before 3pm.

The blue Dacia has overturned in the collision and both a man and a woman in the vehicle have been injured.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "The man has sustained minor injuries however the woman has complained of chest and back pains.

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The road is closed between junction three of the M55 and Mile Road. Traffic from Windy Harbour is being diverted down Mile Road and traffic at the M55 end can't turn towards Greenhalgh.

The fire and ambulance service are both at the scene.

Police have warned motorists to avoid the area and find alternative routes if possible and the road is expected to remain closed for two hours.