Car catches fire after crash near Leyland garden centre

A road has been closed after a car burst into flames following a crash this afternoon (April 28).

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 6:56 pm

Emergency services rushed to the scene in Birkacre Road at around 3.45pm.

One person has reportedly suffered a suspected broken arm, police said.

The road has been shut in both directions while the fire service attended and motorists have been advised to avoid the area.

A car burst into flames following a crash in Birkacre Road. (Credit: Google)

"We are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision involving a car on fire on Birkacre Road," a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

"The road is currently closed near to Birkacre Garden Centre while the fire service attend."

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