Collision after woman 'collapses at the wheel'

Police say two cars were involved in a collision after a woman is believed to have collapsed at the wheel.

Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 12:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 1:41 pm
The scene of the crash between a Citroen Xantia and a larger 4x4 style vehicle at the junction of Scot Lane and Robin Park Road. Please note the silver car was not involved. The road remained open for vehicles to pass through

Emergency services were called the junction of Scot Lane and Robin Park Road at 11.50am on Tuesday after being informed of a crash between a Citroen Xantia and another car.

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A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “It appears that a woman has collapsed at the wheel while driving and her car has then been involved in a collision with another vehicle.”

The woman’s condition is unknown but the spokesman confirmed she had been taken to Wigan Infirmary by ambulance.