Crash closed busy resort route

One of Blackpool's main roads was closed following a three car crash.

Tuesday, 19th April 2016, 3:11 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th April 2016, 4:14 pm

Police were called to the junction of Whitegate Drive and Palatine Road at just after noon.

A black Vauxhall Insignia and a blue Nissan Micra were involved in the incident.

A purple Peugeot car was also caught up in the collision in which a bus stop was damaged.

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Ambulance and fire crews attended the scene where the female driver of the Peugeot had complained of back pain and could not be moved from her vehicle.

Bus services were diverted and there were delays to traffic as a result of the closure.

The road was re-opened by around 1.30pm