Teens injured in road smash

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An investigation is underway following a serious road traffic collision in Chorley last night (Sunday July 31).

The incident happened just after 11pm at the entrance to the Build Centre on Wigan Lane when a silver Citroen Saxo has lost control on a left hand bend and collided with a tree.

The driver, a 17 year old boy from Adlington suffered cuts and bruises and his 18 year old passenger from Coppull suffered a bleed on the lung and a broken left femur. Both males had to be cut free from the car and were taken to Wigan Infirmary.

Police are appealing to anybody that witnessed the collision to contact them on 08451 25 35 45.

- Do you know anything about the accident, or do you know the two involved? Contact the Kay Taylor at the Guardian on 01257 264911, or email kay.taylor@lep.co.uk