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Freezing weather causes crashes

An overturned car on Smithy Lane, Staining.

An overturned car on Smithy Lane, Staining.

ICY conditions caused three road accidents across the Fylde coast on Tuesday morning.

A 32-year-old woman suffered minor head injuries when her car skidded on an icy road near Wrea Green.

The black Ford Ka was travelling along Bryning Lane towards Warton, when it skidded off the road.

The incident happened at 7.45am, near the equestrian centre.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: “The incident does appear to be weather related.”

The car’s back window was smashed and bumper thrown to the other side of the road.

Smithy Lane, Staining, was blocked by an overturned vehicle, near the windmill on Mill Lane.

The incident happened at around 8.18am between Hardhorn and Staining.

Another vehicle spun and left a Fylde road at around 8.30am but caused no injuries to the woman driver.

The incident happened on Ballam Road, Westby, leaving the car in a hedge.

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