Preston ambulance crash scene pictures as police close roads and man is taken to Royal Preston Hospital

A man has suffered life-threatening injuries after his car was struck by an ambulance responding to a 999 call in Preston this morning (Friday, June 17).

By Matthew Calderbank
Friday, 17th June 2022, 1:27 pm
Updated Friday, 17th June 2022, 2:07 pm

Fire crews tore the roof of an overturned car to free the man who was trapped inside after a crash with an on-call ambulance in Plungington Road at around 9.30am.

The casualty was rushed to Royal Preston Hospital with major trauma injuries, said the ambulance service. The two ambulance crew members were not injured.

Pictures from the scene show the wreck of the silver car which had rolled onto its side after the collision.

You can read our full report on the incident with statements from police and North West Ambulance Service here.

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