Emergency services were called to a two-car crash on a country road in Bolton this morning. 

The collision took place on Dicconson Lane in Westhoughton just before 8.40am today, June 25. 

Two fire engines from Hindley and Horwich fire stations and a technical response unit from Leigh station were called to the two vehicle crash.

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Firefighters helped a man from his car before he was handed over to paramedics. 

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said: “At just before 8.40am today, Tuesday, June 25, two fire engines from Hindley and Horwich Community Fire Stations plus the technical response unit from Leigh Community Fire Station were called to reports of a crash involving two cars on Dicconson Lane, Westhoughton.

“One man was helped from one of the cars by firefighters before being handed to the care of colleagues from North West Ambulance Service. Crews made the area safe and were in attendance for around 45 minutes.”