Man driven to hospital after collision in Prestwich

A man has been taken to hospital after a collision in Prestwich.

Emergency services were present on Bury New Road around 7 p.m.

Special firefighters were also present.

The Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that a male casualty was brought to the hospital by the North West Ambulance Service.

Their condition or injuries are currently unknown.

The A56 Bury New Road was closed between Fairfax Road and Church Lane, close to the Railway and Naturalist pub, as a result.

That Manchester Evening News has contacted Greater Manchester Police for further comments and details.



Police on site

A spokesman for the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that three fire extinguishers were on the scene.

It is understood that the collision occurred at the intersection of Fairfax Road.



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Pictures from the site show a white van and a small 4×4 with a cordoned off area.



The road was closed

GMFRS said in a statement: “Just before noon.

“Two fire trucks from Agecroft and Broughton fire stations along with the technical response unit from Ashton attended quickly and worked to make the place safe.

“A male casualty was taken to the hospital by the North West Ambulance Service.

“The fire department has now left the scene and was present for half an hour.”

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