Emergency services were called to the scene and fire crews cut the man free from the wrecked Volvo before paramedics rushed him to hospital.
He suffered injuries to his legs and face but remained conscious and awake as he was rescued and taken to Royal Preston Hospital.
Fortunately, his injuries are not life-threatening.
A police spokesman said: “It was a single vehicle collision where a car crashed into some trees.
"The driver, a man in his 40s, suffered leg injuries. Not life threatening but was taken to hospital.”
A fire service spokesman added: “At 22.19pm, two fire engines from Wesham and Lytham attended a road traffic collision involving one vehicle on Lytham Road, Freckleton.
"Firefighters used Holmatro cutting equipment to released the casualty from their vehicle and they were placed into the care of North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) paramedics.
"Crews were in attendance for an hour.”
North West Ambulance Service have been approached for further details.