Road closed after car loses control and flips onto its roof

Longmeanygate in Leyland was closed after a car lost control and flipped onto its roof, police said.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 18th February 2017, 5:51 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 9:30 am
The road was closed after the accident
The road was closed after the accident

Officers shut the road between the junctions with Midge Hall Lane and Reiver Road after the accident, which involved a black Nissan Juke and happened at around 5.56pm.

A spokeswoman for Lancashire Police said the car hit street furniture before coming to a stop.

Its female driver managed to get out and was due to be taken to Royal Preston Hospital for a check-up, she also said.

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Her injuries were understood to be minor, she added.

Motorists were urged to avoid the area until accident investigation and clear-up work has been completed.