Two men seriously injured after car overturns in Barnoldswick

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Police are appealing for video footage after two men were taken to hospital with serious injuries after the car they were traveling in overturned in Barnoldswick at the weekend.

Emergency services – including police, paramedics and firefighters - were called to the one-car crash at Bankfield Terrace, Skipton Road at around 8-30pm on Saturday following reports a Mercedes AMG had collided with a stone wall, then a concrete fence, before overturning and coming to rest in the carriageway.

As a result of the crash, the front seat passenger, a 33-year-old man from Barnoldswick, suffered multiple serious injuries and remains in hospital.

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The driver of the Mercedes, a 34-year-old man from Barnoldswick, suffered a serious upper body injury. He was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. He has since been released under investigation whilst further enquires are made.

The accident happened over the weekendThe accident happened over the weekend
The accident happened over the weekend

Sgt Mick Belfield, of East Tactical Operations, said: “This collision has left two men seriously injured and we need to establish a full picture of exactly what has occurred. I would ask any witnesses or anybody with CCTV, dashcam or mobile phone footage which could assist our enquiries to make contact with us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is asked to e-mail [email protected] or call 101, quoting log 1655 of June 19th, 2021.