Pensioner injured in collision in Wigan

Firefighters were called to the scene at around 3.15pm
Firefighters were called to the scene at around 3.15pm

A pensioner suffered injuries in a collision in Wigan this afternoon.

At around 3.15pm today (Saturday), firefighters were called to reports of a crash on Slag Lane in Lowton.

On arrival they found that an elderly man driving a Ford Fiesta had been involved in a collision with a BMW.

The man sustained abdominal injuries and lacerations to his arms.

Paramedics treated him at the scene.

The other driver was unharmed.