A CAR smashed into railings after hitting another car in Bolton town centre.

Police had to guide traffic around the crash, which happened just after 8pm on Friday at the junction of Black Horse Street and Great Moor Street.

A silver Kia crashed into the railings after hitting a black Volkswagen Golf, leaving both cars badly damaged.

A man who witnessed the crash, and asked not to be named, said: “The cars are really badly damaged.

“I’m surprised no one was seriously hurt. It was really bad.

“You can see on the road where they smashed into each other.”

Neither of the drivers are believed to be seriously injured.