Two air ambulances respond to reports of ‘industrial accident’ near Clitheroe as Lancashire Police close road in both directions

An “industrial accident” in Bolton by Bowland sparked a large emergency response.

By Sean Gleaves
Tuesday, 26th July 2022, 6:47 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th July 2022, 7:02 pm

Emergency services were called to reports of an “industrial accident” in Smalden Lane at around 2.15pm on Tuesday (July 26).

Two air ambulances, a land ambulance and a rapid response vehicle descended on the scene alongside police.

“We are asking motorists to avoid the area and to find alternative routes where possible,” a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

Smalden Lane remained closed in both directions for several hours and a diversion was put in place.

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Smalden Lane in Bolton by Bowland was closed following reports of an "industrial accident"