Girl, 12, hurt in crash

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A YOUNG girl was taken to hospital after a horror crash at an accident blackspot.

The 12-year-old suffered arm and leg injuries in the incident on Fleetwood Road, Fleetwood, just two months after a 13-year-old was hurt on the stretch.

In the latest incident the girl, a pupil at Cardinal Allen RC High School, was in a collision with a blue Renault car as she tried to cross opposite Fleetwood Cricket Club.

Police described her injuries as “minor”.

The incident happened at traffic lights installed as part of the new tram infrastructure and close to continuing tramworks.

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