Man taken to hospital after collision

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A man suffered minor injuries after the car he was driving was in collision with a lorry in Ribchester on Monday afternoon.

The silver Honda Civic was in collision with a black MAN truck in Fleet Street Lane at around 3-15 pm.

Police, ambulance and fire crews attended the scene after initial reports that the vehicle was on fire, but it turned out to be smoke rising from a fractured coolant pipe in the car.

The driver of the car was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital for minor injuries.