Lorry overturns onto car

THE driver of a car crushed by an over-turned lorry was taken to hospital suffering from back pain.

The 67-year-old, from Blackpool, was driving his Toyota car along Clifton Road in Marton when a lorry travelling in the opposite direction over-turned.

Overturned parcel lorry on Ashworth Road, Marton.

Overturned parcel lorry on Ashworth Road, Marton.

Witnesses looked on in horror as the lorry’s box landed on the car’s bonnet.

Police were called to the scene just before 9.30am.

Officers closed a section of the road between Langdale Avenue and Cornford Road.

It is believed the car has now been removed from the scene.

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