Road shut after two men hurt in crash

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A road was closed for five hours as police launched an investigation into a car crash in the early hours of Saturday.

A Volkswagen Golf is thought to have rolled after colliding with something on Progress Way in Blackpool.

It happened at around 1am and police, paramedics and firefighters all attended.

There were two men in the car - the driver and a passenger - and they both suffered facial injuries, described as “serious but not life threatening”.

The men were both tended to by paramedics at the scene and taken to hospital for treatment to their injuries.

Firefighters worked with police to make the area safe.

Progress Way remained closed until 6am while police officers started to investigate what had happened.