A road in Horwich has re-opened after a crash involving two cars.

Crown Lane was cordoned off by the fire service and police from around 8.30am this morning after two cars crashed on one of the roads which connects Horwich and Blackrod.

Emergency services including fire, police and the ambulance service were in attendance and a cordon was in place until around 10.20am.

The Bolton News: Fire were at the scene this morningFire were at the scene this morning (Image: Stacey Kelly)A spokesperson for the North West Ambulance Service said: “We attended the scene after calls at 8.48am.

”A response car and an ambulance attended.

”We didn’t take anyone to hospital and there were no injuries.

”We were in attendance for around 40 minutes.”

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A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: “We were called just after 8.30am to reports of a two-car road traffic collision.

“Police are in attendance, a road closure is in place on Crown Lane and the incident is ongoing.

“There are currently no reported injuries.”

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said: “Shortly before 8.45am this morning (Tuesday 21 May), one fire engine from Horwich fire station was called to a road traffic collision involving two cars on Crown Lane, Horwich.

“The crew arrived quickly and worked with Greater Manchester Police to make the vehicles safe and manage traffic around the incident.

"Firefighters assessed three people at the scene before passing them into the care of colleagues from North West Ambulance Service. The crew was in attendance for around 40 minutes.”

The Bolton News: The scene of the crash just moments after it took placeThe scene of the crash just moments after it took place (Image: Stacey Kelly)A resident who lives in the area but didn’t want to be named said: “I was walking past with my son and dog to the childminders when I heard the loudest bang and screech.

“I turned round behind us to see two cars had crashed, one with the wheel completely bent hanging off.

“Both drivers got out, everyone seemed uninjured. I walked home 15 minutes later when the fire brigade was there.”

Another resident said people living on Crown Lane have wanted traffic calming measures for some time.

They said: “I’ve not seen a crash like this for a while but myself and other residents on the road have been asking for traffic calming measures for some time.”

The cars were both taken away from the scene by rescue recovery trucks and the road has now re-opened.

Despite the cordon being in place, the area was quiet with vehicles turning around with ease on approach.

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