Woman rescued from car and hospitalised following four vehicle collision in Chadderton

A woman was removed from an upturned car following a four-vehicle collision in Chadderton.

Emergency services were called to the scene on the A663 Broadway at around 5.45pm to reports of a multi vehicle crash.

Fire crews from Hollins and Chadderton stations attended alongside the technical rescue unit from Leigh, to extricate the woman using specialist equipment.

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The woman was taken to hospital by an ambulance from the North West Ambulance Service.

The nature of her injuries remain unknown.

Pictures from the scene show the upturned car with a number of emergency crews working on the vehicle.

Crews used specialist equipment to extricate the woman from the car
(Image: KBP)

The road was closed heading southbound at the Costco entrance, with the collision taking place between Gorse Street and Long Lane, and a number of bus services were diverted.

The road reopened at around 7.30pm

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: “At around 5.49pm today (26 October) police were called to a report of a multi vehicle rtc on Broadway, Chadderton.

“Emergency services attended and remain at the scene. The road is currently closed.”

A spokesperson for the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said: At around 5.55pm on Tuesday 26 October fire crews were called to reports of a road traffic collision on Broadway, Chadderton.

“Two fire engines from Hollins and Chadderton fire stations, along with the technical rescue unit from Leigh, quickly attended the incident. The collision involved four vehicles.

“Firefighters used specialist equipment to extricate a woman from one of the vehicles. She was then taken to hospital by colleagues from North West Ambulance Service (NWAS).

Fire crews cleaning up the damage from the collision
(Image: KBP)

“GMFRS crews remain at the scene.”

The North West Ambulance Service has been approached for comment.

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