Road closed after car hits bridge

A woman has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after a car crash.

Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 3:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 4:54 pm

The emergency services were called to Meadow Lane in Croston at 1.20pm today after reports an MG ZR car had hit the parapet of a bridge.

A 45-year-old woman was trapped in the vehicle and a nurse who was passing stopped to help.

Firefighters from Chorley and Tarleton stations attended and used hydraulic rescue equipment to get the woman out of the car.

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She was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital by air ambulance.

Meadow Lane was closed temporarily between the A59 and Croston village.