Two people have been taken to hospital following a rush hour crash in Bolton town centre.

Greater Manchester Police, the North West Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were called to the two car crash at around 5.50pm yesterday, January 25.

A cordon was in place for around three hours, with Black Horse Street and one side of Trinity Street taped off by police.

The ambulance service said that two people were taken to hospital but injuries are currently unknown.

A spokesperson for the North West Ambulance Service said: “We attended the scene following a phone call at 5.47pm.

“There was no air ambulance called to the scene although a critical care team did attend in a car alongside two ambulance crews and a senior paramedic responding solo in a response vehicle.

“Two patients were taken to hospital; we currently have no information about the nature of the injuries.

“We were in attendance for around one hour and ten minutes.”

The Bolton News: Police at the scene of the crashPolice at the scene of the crash (Image: NQ)

The Bolton News: The scene of the crashThe scene of the crash (Image: NQ)A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said: “Shortly after 5.50pm two fire engines from Farnworth and Bolton North fire stations, and the Technical Response Unit from Leigh, were called to attend a road traffic collision involving two cars on Black Horse Street, Bolton.

“Crews arrived quickly, assessing one male casualty at the scene and transferring one female casualty into the care of North West Ambulance Service.

“Firefighters worked alongside colleagues from Greater Manchester Police to make the area safe before departing after approximately an hour in attendance.”

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed no arrests have been made.

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