Road closed after car flips in Chorley

Traffic queued and a road was been blocked after a car flipped during a two-car smash in Chorley, say police.

Friday, 24th March 2017, 8:25 am
Updated Saturday, 25th March 2017, 11:59 am
Police are advising drivers to avoid the area

The accident happened at around 7.30am on March 24 on Wigan Lane close to Duxbury Park near Rawlinson Lane.

Early reports suggest that a grey Land Rover Discovery and a silver Golf were involved in a collision, say police.

NWAS confirmed that an occupant of one of the vehicles was taken to Chorley District Hospital with a suspected broken leg.

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The road has been blocked in both directions between Rawlinson Lane and Jolly Tar Lane.

The road re-opened at around 9.45am.