Couple taken to hospital after car smashes into lamppost

A man and a woman were taken to hospital after their red Mercedes ML320 crashed into a lamppost, say police.

Friday, 7th April 2017, 7:53 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:41 pm
Fire fightersassisted with the rescue of the woman who had suspected spinal injuries.
Pic: Googlemaps
Fire fightersassisted with the rescue of the woman who had suspected spinal injuries. Pic: Googlemaps

Emergency services attended the crash which happened at the junction of Jenny Lane and Old House Lane, Blackpool at around 8pm on April 6.

Fire fighters assisted with the rescue of the woman who had suspected spinal injuries.

Crews assisted paramedics by sliding the patient onto a spinal board but were not required to cut the car, say fire services.

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A spokesman for the police said: "We were called to an accident on Jenny Lane yesterday evening. A female passenger appeared to be in shock and was complaining about back and neck pain. Both the man and the woman were taken to hospital."

The couple were taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital with what are thought to be non-life threatening injuries.