Car crash after driver is taken ill

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A driver was taken to hospital after crashing his car when he fell ill at the wheel.

The man was driving a black Mercedes C230 along Breck Road, Poulton, when it crashed into a lamppost close to the Royal Oak pub, shortly after 3pm yesterday.

The driver was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital and the road closed off by police for a short 
time as officers cleared the scene.