Driver injured after bollard smash

A man has been seriously injured after he crashed into a bollard in Wigan.

Sunday, 8th May 2016, 8:28 am
Updated Sunday, 8th May 2016, 1:10 pm
Police have closed School Lane, in Standish. Photo by Mick Byrne on Facebook
Police have closed School Lane, in Standish. Photo by Mick Byrne on Facebook

The young adult was travelling along School Lane, Standish, in a blue Peugeot estate when he lost control and smashed into a bollard near St Marie’s Church, at the junction of Almond Brook Lane.

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He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries.

The incident occurred shortly before 4am on Sunday.

The police closed the road off but it has now re-opened.