Road closed after crash

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Police have closed a busy Blackpool road following a crash involving a car and lorry.

Buses are being diverted due to the closure on Whitegate Drive, close to the Saddle Inn, Marton.

Police were called out to the incident at 3.55pm today, following reports of a car and lorry colliding.

A police spokesman said: “There is a road closure in place and an ambulance has been called for a man who seemed to be suffering from chest pain.”

The extent of any injuries is not yet known.

Blackpool Transport has reported the number 4 and 16 services are being diverted in both directions via Condor Grove and Park Road to Oxford Square while the road closure is in place.

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