Motorist trapped after three-car pile-up

Firefighters battled to free a casualty trapped in the wreckage of a car after a three vehicle pile-up during the Monday rush hour.

Monday, 21st September 2015, 10:39 am
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The smash, on the main A585 Fleetwood road, north of Kirkham, caused long tailbacks as the rescue operation was underway.

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The collision happened at around 7.45am, partially blocking Fleetwood Road in both directions at Greenhalgh-with-Thistleton for more than two hours and also having a knock-on effect for traffic using Junction 3 of the M55 motorway.

Police said three cars - a Peugot 107, an Audi A4 and a Mini Cooper - collided, casuing multiple casualties.

All the injured were taken by ambulance to Blackpool Victoria Hospital where their condition is not known.