Man hurt in crash at 'notorious' junction

A man has suffered head and leg injuries in a crash.

Sunday, 11th June 2017, 5:11 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th June 2017, 3:58 pm
Images of the crash have been posted online

The accident happened in Rossall Road, close to the junction with Anchorsholme Lane at around 2.55pm on Sunday.

Fire crews have been called to help remove on person from a car. It is understood he had to be cut free.

An ambulance and two fire engines are at the scene along with police.

Images posted online show firefighters working to free the driver

Rossall Road is currently blocked heading towards Blackpool while emergency services work at the scene.

Traffic is being diverted along Maitland Avenue.

Bus and tram services through the area are being affected.

Police could not give any details of the vehicles involved or the condition of the driver.

Images posted online show firefighters working to free the driver

The junction of Rossall Road and Anchorsholme Lane has seen repeated accidents and some residents have called for the layout of the road, where cars turning from the northbound lanes have to cross two tram tracks and two lanes of southbound traffic.