Police cordon off Wigan road after four vehicle collision

Two people have been rushed to hospital after being freed from the wreckage of a four car pile-up

Sunday, 20th May 2018, 5:21 pm
Updated Sunday, 20th May 2018, 8:46 pm
Police incident

Police were called to Central Park Way in Wigan around 3.20pm today (Sunday) to reports of a multi-vehicle road traffic collision.

Officers shut off the road between Wigan Lane and Greenough, and firefighters and paramedics were also called to the scene.

GMP Wigan said on Twitter: "Officers are currently at the scene of a serious RTC on Central Park Way, Wigan.

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"The road is closed in both directions from Tesco to Wigan Lane."

Both Greater Manchester Police and the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service confirmed to Wigan Today that two people were extracted from the smashed vehicles and taken to Salford Royal's trauma hub. The extent of their injuries are unknown.