Driver taken to hospital after road collision

Police attended an accident on Riversway, Preston, on Saturday.
Police attended an accident on Riversway, Preston, on Saturday.
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A motorist was taken to Royal Preston Hospital hospital after two cars came into collision on a main road close to the city’s docks at teatime on Saturday.

The accident occurred on Riversway, close to the Audi garage, just before 5.30pm, and involved a Nissan Duke and a Ford Focus.

Firefighters were needed to help free the driver of the Focus from the car after it skidded and became lodged in a ditch.

The driver’s injuries were not thought to be life-threatening but

No other vehicles were directly involved in the accident, which resulted in traffic being halted for a short time.