Soldiers assist at scene of crash

Weeton Road        Image: Google
Weeton Road Image: Google
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Soldiers stepped in to help when a car crashed and burst into flames.

The incident happened at around 12.30pm today in Weeton Road, between Weeton and Singleton.

Soldiers from the nearby Weeton barracks helped stop traffic before emergency services arrived on the scene.

A green Vauxhall Astra was the only vehicle involved.

All the occupants were able to get clear of the car and nobody was hurt.

Police said flames and smoke could be seen and fire crews from Wesham and Fulwood attended.

The road was closed for nearly two hours while the vehicle was recovered