Busy road in Wigan closed following crash

A busy main road in Wigan has been closed following a crash.

Emergency services responded to reports of a single vehicle collision on Winstanley Road in Orrell at around 8.30am on Wednesday.

A woman in her 20s was taken to hospital as a precaution but her injuries weren’t thought to be serious.

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Part of the road remained shut at lunchtime between the Pemberton Road junction and Leyland Green Road in Garswood, as the vehicle was still waiting to be recovered.

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A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “Emergency services responded to assist at the scene with injuries thought not to be serious or life-threatening.

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“Road closures are still in place while the vehicle is recovered.”

A social media post by Transport for Greater Manchester said: "ROAD CLOSED. Winstanley Road is closed between Pemberton Road and Leyland Green Road in Orrell.

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The road remains closed between Leyland Green Road and Pemberton Road

"This is due to an RTC. Please seek an alternative route."