Man injured in Blackburn rush hour smash

Blackburn Citizen: Man injured in Blackburn rush hour smash Man injured in Blackburn rush hour smash

A MAN suffered minor neck injuries after being involved in a rush hour crash.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was driving a Citroen Berlingo van when he collided with a Volkswagen Golf at the junction of Preston New Road and Yew Tree Drive in Blackburn, at around 3.45pm this afternoon.

Firefighters from Blackburn helped to remove the man from the van and place him on a stretcher, before controlling traffic and making the scene safe, a spokesman said.

The man was taken to Royal Preston Hospital after complaining of neck pain.

His injuries were described by police as minor.

Yew Tree Drive was blocked while the cars were removed.

The road was cleared at around 4.15pm.

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5:52pm Tue 18 Feb 14

Bluelizzy says...

Someone shot a red light.
Someone shot a red light. Bluelizzy

5:54pm Tue 18 Feb 14

shytalk says...

The number of accidents will only be seriously cut when they start to re test drivers every 5yrs.
The number of accidents will only be seriously cut when they start to re test drivers every 5yrs. shytalk

10:22am Wed 19 Feb 14

Black Car Guy. says...

Just hope everyone is ok.
Just hope everyone is ok. Black Car Guy.

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