Firefighters rescue woman trapped in car after crash in Bretherton

A woman has been freed from her car following a collision which left the vehicle on its side.

Tuesday, 28th August 2018, 9:58 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th August 2018, 11:01 am
Police incident

The incident happened on Carr House Lane in Bretherton shortly after 7.20am.

The woman had to be freed from a silver Renault.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue said: "Two fire engines and crews, from Tarleton and Preston, responded to a road traffic collision involving one car, which was on its side, trapping a woman inside.

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"Firefighters used hydraulic equipment to rescue the casualty, who was taken to hospital by ambulance."

Fire crews were at the scene for an hour.

The car has been recovered.