Two hurt in Padiham accident blackspot crash

DANGEROUS: Local services are called to the scene of an accident on Slade Lane, Padiham. (S)
DANGEROUS: Local services are called to the scene of an accident on Slade Lane, Padiham. (S)

A crash which left two people injured at a notorious accident blackspot in Padiham has been cleared by police.

Two people were hurt in the collision at the junction of Slade Lane and the Padiham Bypass at just before 8am today.

The casualties were taken by ambulance to the Royal Blackburn Hospital following the collision which involved a Suzuki Swift and a Vauxhall Corsa.

Police were forced to shut the busy road for an hour while the wreckage of the two vehicles was removed.