A ELDERLY man and woman were taken to hospital after a car reportedly crashed into parked cars, a lamppost and the wall of a house.

The collision happened on Bury Road in Tonge Fold, near the junction with Belvoir Street, at around 1.20pm yesterday.

Emergency services arrived and a man in his 80s and a woman in her 70s were freed from the car.

They were then taken to hospital.

Greater Manchester Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

A force spokesman said: "Police were called at 1.35pm on Thursday to a report of a collision involving car colliding with parked vehicles on Bury Road, Bolton.

"Officers attended and a car is understood to have collided with some parked cars, a lamppost and the wall of a house."

A North West Ambulance Service added: "We attended an incident on Belvoir Street following a 999 call at 13.21 on Thursday.

"Two patients extricated from vehicle and taken to hospital, a man in his 80s and woman in her 70s."

If you have any information about the crash contact police on LiveChat online via www.gmp.police.uk , if able, quoting 1,268 of April 15.

Details can be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.