Car smashes into chemist in New Hall Lane Preston

One of Preston's busiest roads was blocked when a car smashed into a chemist this afternoon.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 29th October 2017, 3:11 pm
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 6:58 pm
A key route through Preston is blocked following a crash.
A key route through Preston is blocked following a crash.

The driver of a silver car had crashed through the glass front of the shop at around 11:50am.

Paramedics are understood to have attended to an older woman driver at the scene after the collision between the car and a taxi.

Preston police shut the road to motorists at the junction with Acregate Lane following the crash.

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It caused traffic problems in the area but was opened a short time later.

No one is thought to be seriously injured.

A traffic light, recently installed in the road, was flattened in the incident.