Driver has lucky escape after crashing into tree on major road

A driver had a lucky escape when a car crashed into a tree last night.

Thursday, 24th May 2018, 10:59 am
Updated Thursday, 24th May 2018, 11:01 am
Fire crews raced to the scene of an accident where a driver had crashed into a tree

The accident happened just before 6pm on Preston New Road, Samlesbury and fire crews from Blackburn were called to the scene.

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There were no trapped casualties when they arrived but due to the nature of the crash they had to make sure the scene was safe.

Police and paramedics were also in attendance.