Driver is seriously injured as car hits wall and turns on its side in Bamber Bridge

The driver of a car was seriously injured when the vehicle collided with a wall in Bamber Bridge in the early hours of this morning.

Sunday, 31st March 2019, 9:55 am
Updated Sunday, 31st March 2019, 3:08 pm
Damage caused to a wall following a collision last night in Bamber Bridge

The incident happened at around 2.20am.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said two fire engines from Bamber Bridge were called to the incident involving one vehicle on Pearwood Close.

The vehicle was on its side when firefighters arrived at the scene and they released one casualty from the vehicle who was then treated by paramedics.

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The wall was partially demolished

A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: "We got a report of an accident, a car has gone into a wall.

"We're not actually sure of the cause.

"The injured party is seriously injured. We're still doing inquiries."

Police said the driver was a male and that he was the only occupant of the vehicle. No-one else was involved, including any pedestrians.

Part of a number plate was left at the scene

They temporarily closed School Lane at nearby Pearwood Close.

The damage caused by last night's crash