Woman hurt in Higham crash

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A MOTORIST had to be cut free from her car and was rushed to hospital following a crash on the Padiham bypass at Higham.

The incident happened at 5-50 p.m. yesterday and firefighters had to use cutting equipment to free the woman from the car which was on its roof.

She was taken by ambulance to the Royal Blackburn Hospital and the road was closed in both directions while the wreckage was cleared.