Man arrested after car and van collision

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a collision between a car and a van.

Monday, 10th July 2017, 10:53 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:52 am
The scene of the accident

Emergency services were called to Preston Road in Standish at about 7.20pm on Sunday.

They found a collision had taken place involving a white Toyota van and a Vauxhall Insignia, with the van ending up on its side.

The driver was taken into custody by officers after declining hospital treatment.

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He was already out of his vehicle by the time the fire service arrived and was given a precautionary check.

No-one else was involved in the collision.

Preston Road was shut for a couple of hours while the incident was investigated.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) handed the scene over to highways engineers at around 9.30pm.