Car overturns on country lane

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One person escaped with what are believed to be only minor injuries after a car overturned and smashed into a lamp post.

The collision happened around 1.30am today on Alston Lane near Longridge.

A fire crew and paramedics attended the scene and the casualty was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital.

A spokesman at Preston Fire Station said: “A Ford Fiesta had overturned and collided with a lamp post.

“There was only one casualty and we think their injuries were only minor.”