Taxi driver taken to hospital after crash

A taxi driver had to be cut out of his car and taken to hospital after a collision.

Monday, 2nd April 2018, 10:05 am
Updated Monday, 2nd April 2018, 10:15 am
Firefighters, paramedics and the police attended

The Rover and a Ford Mondeo crashed at around 8pm on Sunday on Leigh Road, in Leigh.

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Other news: Man shot in 'brutal and terrifying attack' at his homeThe driver, who was in his late 50s, complained of back, neck and leg pain and the emergency services were called to help.

Phil Dearden, crew manager at Atherton fire station, said: "We had to take the doors and roof off and help the ambulance crew get him out on a longboard.

"He went to hospital for precautionary checks."