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Road traffic collision - vehicle in ditch

Progress Road, Leigh
19/01/2020 @ 18:05
Incident Number: 116555
In attendance: 1 x Southend, 1 x Leigh, 1 x Hawkwell


Firefighters assisted at the scene of a road traffic collision this evening.

On arrival crews confirmed that one vehicle had left the roadway and was in a ditch following the incident. An elderly man was trapped inside. No other vehicles were involved in the incident.

Firefighters cut away trees to gain access to the vehicle, before leaving the man in the care of the Ambulance Service by 6.57pm.

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