Pedestrian hurt in town centre crash

The junction of Talbot Road and Buchanan Street
Image: Google

The junction of Talbot Road and Buchanan Street Image: Google

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A man has been taken to hospital following a collision involving a van in Blackpool.

The incident happened at around 12.40pm in Talbot Road, close to the junction with Buchanan Street.

Police at the scene

Police at the scene

Police said a pedestrian had been in a collision with a van.

He has been taken by ambulance to the Royal Preston Hospital.

Police were unable to give any details of his injuries.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue service said crews had been called to Talbot Road to assist with a 68-year-old man trapped under a van.

On arrival they found he was not trapped but assisted ambulance crews giving first aid.

Talbot Road remains closed at the scene.