Firefighters called to 'four car crash' outside Poulton school during morning rush hour

Picture by Christine Barrett
Picture by Christine Barrett
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Firefighters and paramedics we called to a four-car crash outside a Poulton secondary school this morning.

Two crews from Blackpool station were called to High Cross Road, near Baines School, at 8.45am to reports that four cars had been involved in a crash, and that one person was trapped in the wreck.

However, a Lancashire fire and rescue spokesman said: "We didn't have to rescue anyone or move any vehicles. Nobody needed rescuing from the car. We were there for only about 10 minutes."

Fire engines and an ambulance were pictured at the scene.

A Baines School spokesman said: "We would like to thank the emergency services and the many members of the public who supported those involved in the car accident outside school this morning.

"Please be reassured that everyone is safe and that no students were directly involved."