Man cut from car on Prom

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A man with suspected neck injuries had to be cut from a car in Blackpool this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision between a car and motorbike on the Promenade, close to the Hilton Hotel, shortly after 2pm.

Two fire engines from the resort attended and a passenger had to be cut free from the car. Police and paramedics were also called to the scene.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue said: “We got a call from the police at 2.20pm. A man with suspected neck injuries was trapped in the car.

“Firefighters got him out and he was taken to hospital. The other occupants of the car were assessed by paramedics.”

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: “We got a call at 2.05pm about a collision between a yellow Lifan moped and a red Ford Mondeo.”

It is not yet clear how serious the injuries are.