Car ploughs into lamppost

EMERGENCY services were called to the Saddle Junction after a car crashed into a lamppost.

The incident happened shortly after 5pm at the bottom of Ormskirk Road in Newtown, bringing traffic to a standstill.

A renault car crashed into a lamptost at the Saddle Junction

A renault car crashed into a lamptost at the Saddle Junction

Firefighters arrived on the scene, just yards from their headquarters, with police sealing off the road.

Paramedics also attended, although at this point the details of any casualties from the Renault car are unclear.

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The debris is swept up after the car is removed from the lamppost

The debris is swept up after the car is removed from the lamppost