Girl taken to hospital after collision with taxi in Chorley

A 10 year-old girl was taken to hospital after she was involved in a collision with a taxi, say police.

Wednesday, 7th June 2017, 8:50 am
Updated Thursday, 8th June 2017, 3:39 pm
An air ambulance was called to the scene

The incident happened at around 5.50pm on June 6 on Moor Road in Chorley.

The girl was taken to Alder Hey Children's Hospital with what are described by police as "non-life threatening" injuries.

A spokesman for the police said: "The girl complained of a wrist injury and was taken to hospital as she was slipping in and out of consciousness.

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"It is not thought that her injuries are life threatening."

Chorley Labour general election candidate Lindsay Hoyle tweeted at the time: “Bad accident on Moor Road, road currently closed.”

An air ambulance attended the scene.