Tag Lane Preston closed by Lancashire Police after serious crash
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Emergency services attended the scene in Tag Lane, Ingol where a car crashed into another car parked by the roadside at around 4.42am.
Tag Lane was closed for around four hours, between St Margarets Close and Oaktree Avenue/Hillcrest Avenue, while police and paramedics worked at the scene.
Both the driver, a man in his 30s, and his passenger, a woman in her 20s, were injured and taken to hospital.
North West Ambulance Service said the man suffered serious injuries.
Tag Lane reopened around 8.30am after Lancashire Police crash investigators examined the scene.
A spokesperson for the force said: “It’s a serious road traffic collision involving two vehicles. It came into us at 4.42am.
"It was a man and a woman who were taken to hospital, driver and passenger from the same car – man in his 30s and a woman in her 20s. Other car involved was a parked vehicle.”
Earlier this morning, as emergency services worked at the scene, police advised motorists to find alternative routes for rush hour and warned the road ‘was likely to be closed for some time.’