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.