Police close A59 after crash

A91XK7 Police line tape
A91XK7 Police line tape

Police, fire-fighters and paramedics rushed to the scene of a crash on the A59 last night (Thursday) to rescue a young woman trapped in her car.

The two vehicle crash happened close to the Stirk House Hotel at Gisburn at around 6-20 pm with police closing the A59 for almost two hours until 8 pm.

The two vehicles involved in the accident were a white Volkswagen Sharan and a red Volkswagen Polo.

The young woman, who it is believed was aged in her late teens/early twenties, sustained minor injuries in the accident.

There is no record of the incident being weather related although there were reports of high winds and rain during the evening.