A MAN was taken to hospital with serious injuries yesterday afternoon after a car crashed into the wall of a house.

Emergency services were sent to Guest Street in Leigh at around 1.15pm following a collision in which a man, believed to be in his 40s, was trapped in a car.

The Bolton News:

The scene of the crash. Picture: David Fairhurst

Firefighters used cutting equipment to free the man from the vehicle before he was treated by paramedics and taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Guest Street was closed in both directions while emergency services dealt with the incident.