Shocking video of serious car smash in Nelson

Shocking video footage has emerged of a serious crash in Nelson last night.

By Dominic Collis
Wednesday, 23rd March 2022, 1:00 pm

As reported in the Burnley Express, police are appealing for witnesses and other footage of the crash which took place last night at the junction of Manchester Road and Lomeshaye Road in Nelson.

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A VW Golf travelling along Manchester Road drove through the junction before colliding with a VW Tiguan, which had entered the junction from the nearside, and a Kia Rio which was stationary at a red traffic light on the southbound carriageway of Manchester Road.

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A still of footage from the crash in Nelson

Four men from the Golf, aged between 17 and 20, suffered serious injuries and were taken to hospital.

Three people from the VW Tiguan and two people from the Kia suffered minor injuries.

Two men aged 17 and 18 from Nelson have been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Anyone who has CCTV, dashcam, or phone footage should contact police on 101 quoting log 1502.

Shocking video footage has emerged of a serious collision in Nelson