Person cut free from vehicle and taken to hospital after car crashes into tree in Bamber Bridge

A person was released from a vehicle by firefighters and taken to hospital with neck injuries after a car collided with a tree in Bamber Bridge.

By Sean Gleaves
Friday, 1st May 2020, 2:15 pm

Police, ambulance and fire crews rushed to Kellet Lane after a car collided with a tree at around 8.58am today (May 1).

Two fire engines from Bamber Bridge were sent to the incident, with fire crews having to extricate one casualty from the vehicle.

Two people were treated by paramedics at the scene, including a woman in her 20s who suffered a neck injury.

She was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: "The incident involved the collision of one vehicle into a tree.

"Firefighters used a bow saw and Holmatro equipment to extricate a casualty from the vehicle."

The fire service were at the scene for approximately 45 minutes.

One person was taken to hospital after a car collided with a tree on Kellet Lane. (Credit: Google)

A spokesperson for North West Ambulance Service said: "We sent and RRV and an ambulance and treated two patients; one female in 20s with a neck injury.

"We took a patient to Royal Preston Hospital which from the log looks to be the patient with the neck injury."

Lancashire Police were unable to provide any further comment about the incident.